Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 229

Full Length Research Paper

Phytochemical profiling, body weight effect and anti-hypercholesterolemia potentials of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius leaf extracts in male albino rat

Chukwu, Ezinne. C.
  • Chukwu, Ezinne. C.
  • Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
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Osuocha, Kelechi U.
  • Osuocha, Kelechi U.
  • Biochemistry Unit, Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
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Iwueke, Adaku V
  • Iwueke, Adaku V
  • Department of Biochemistry, PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Rivers State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 23 October 2016
  •  Accepted: 16 November 2016
  •  Published: 30 April 2020


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