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Antioxidant And Anticancer Activity Of Root Extract Of Ocimum Tenuiflorum L. (Tulsi)
  Vijayalakshmi melanathuru,  Sumathy Rengarajan,  Manoj Kumar,  Geeda Ram

Indian medicinal plants known for its various medicinal properties. The present investigation was to study the antioxidant and anticancer activity from the roots of Ocimum tenuiflorum. The preliminary phytochemical screening of root extract of ocimum tenuiflorum revealed the presence of flavanoids, alkaloid, saponins, tannins and polyphenols. In the present study the root extract of plant were investigated with various antioxidant systems. The results indicated that, the plant possessed abundant phenolic and flavonoids contents and exhibited excellent antioxidant activities. The effect of root extract of breast cancer cells MCF-7 are expressed as % cell viability. The results indicated that root extract of Ocimum tenuiflorum showed 87.39% cell viability.

Keywords- Ocimum tenuiflorum, Antioxidant, Anticancer activity,MCF-7
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Unique Identification Number - IJEDR1904056
Page Number(s) - 313-318
Pubished in - Volume 7 | Issue 4 | October 2019
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Publisher - IJEDR (ISSN - 2321-9939)
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  Vijayalakshmi melanathuru,  Sumathy Rengarajan,  Manoj Kumar,  Geeda Ram,   "Antioxidant And Anticancer Activity Of Root Extract Of Ocimum Tenuiflorum L. (Tulsi)", International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.7, Issue 4, pp.313-318, October 2019, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1904056.pdf
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