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Erythrina variegate Lam commonly known as Indian Coral tree, belonging to the family Fabaceae. It contains about 130 species, which are distributed in tropical and sub tropical regions worldwide. Various parts of the plants such as bark, root, stem, leaves, fruits and flowers possess many medicinal values, particularly for treating fever, liver ailments, rheumatism, relieve joint pain, kills the worms etc. The preliminary phytochemical screening of Ethanolic extract of Erythrina variegate (EEEV) was carried out and revealed the presence of flavonoids, alkaloids, glycosides, carbohydrates, steroids, saponins and triterpenoids. The aim of the work is to assessed the cytotoxic activity of the EEEV by the hemolytic test and the Isolated Chicken Eye (ICE) test. The cytotoxic effect was found to be negative towards the corneal cells and the human blood cells.


Cytotoxicity Erythrina variegate EEEV Corneal cells and Human blood cells

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Dr. S. Karpagam Kumara Sundari, R. Krishnaveni, & K. A. S. Mohammed Shafeeq. (2021). In vitro screening for cytotoxic activity of ethanolic extract of Erythrinavariegate lam. (leaves) . International Journal of Research in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics, 8(3), 400-403.


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