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Year : 1987  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26--31

Aristolic acid an antifertility agent is non-mutagenic to bacterial system

SN Chakrabarty1, A Pakrashi2, KAI Siddiqui3 
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1. Aristolic acid, a potential antifertility agent was found not mutagenic in Ames test. On the other hand aristolochic acid and analogue of aristolit acid was mutagenic. 2. The presence of nitrovinyl group in the phenantnrene molecule seemed to be essential for mutagenic property.


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Chakrabarty S N, Pakrashi A, Siddiqui K. Aristolic acid an antifertility agent is non-mutagenic to bacterial system.Indian J Pharmacol 1987;19:26-31


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Chakrabarty S N, Pakrashi A, Siddiqui K. Aristolic acid an antifertility agent is non-mutagenic to bacterial system. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 1987 [cited 2021 Dec 1 ];19:26-31
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