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Toxicity and genotoxicity of Gapas-gapas, Mallotus mollissimus (Geiseler, 1972) leaf extract.


Jelly Ann R. Dela Peña,
Aprille G. Maligmat

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Pharmacy Department/School of Health Care Professions - University of San Carlos

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Publication Type
Thesis Degree
Publication Date
March 2018


Mallotus mollissimus decoction and ethanolic maceration extracts were tested to determine the toxicity and genotoxicity of the plant. Brine shrimp lethality assay was conducted to test for the general toxicity while Allium cepa Chromosomal aberration Assay was used for genotoxicity determination. A phytochemical screening was also conducted to determine the presence of secondary metabolites.....




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