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Nelumbo nucifera

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BIOLOGICAL MODELS

Test System Normal
tissue/tumor
Type of assay
/endpoint
mice in vivo
male Swiss albino mice bone marrow, peripheral blood, spleen, skin micronuclei assay, chromosomal analysis, survival assay, RBC, WBC, platelets count, endogenous CFU assay[1]
In vitro study
REFERENCES:
1. Duan Y et al, Whole body radioprotective activity of an acetone–water extract from the seedpod of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. seedpod. Food and Chemical Toxicology 2010;48: 3374–3384.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2010.09.008