Comparative studies on biological activities of Prunus padus and P-spinosa

Y Kumarasamy, P J Cox, M Jaspars, L Nahar, S D Sarker

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Comparative studies on the antibacterial and free radical scavenging activities of the n-hexane, dichloromethane and methanol extracts of the seeds of Prunus padus and P. spinosa have been carried out. General toxicity of these extracts has also been determined. (C) 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-80
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • Prunus padus
  • Prunus spinosa
  • antioxidant activity
  • antibacterial activity
  • brine shrimp lethality assay


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