Evaluation of Anticancer, Antioxidant and Possible Anti-microbial Properties of extracts of Momordica diocia roots

Vijay Kumar G., A. Rajasekhar Reddy, Vijaya Kumar B.


Since many years, plants were known to possess anticancer activities against different cancer cell lines. In this paper, we report a study based on anticancer,anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties plants Momordicadioica. The roots of plant material were collected, shade dried and extracted with methanol using soxhlet extraction procedure. Anticancer activities were assayed with standard XTT colorimetric procedure against MCF-7 and Hep-G2 cell lines. From the analysis, it was found that Momordicadioicashowed good cytotoxic activity on MCF-7 cell line at tested dose. Further work is in progress to evaluate the chemical constituents present in these plants


Momordicadioica, XTT, anticancer, antibacterial and antioxidant

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