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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2017; 5(1):63-72      |    Available online, 06 April, 2017

Beneficial effect of  Moringa oleifera on Lead induced Oxidative stress

 

Raje  Sharayu and  Mestry Asmita


Department of Botany. Bhavans College Andheri (W), India

suhassharayu@gmail.com. mestryasmita02@gmail.com

 

Received: 11.01.2017 | Accepted: 05.02.2017 | Published : 06.04.2017

Moringa oleifera is a tree belonging to family Moringaceae. Its leaves and seeds are reported to have ameliorative effects against metal toxicity. Moringa oleifera leaves are used in many physiologically adverse conditions and are to be an excellent remedial agent; it needs to be studied comprehensively. In the present investigation, the phytochemical analysis, anti-cytotoxic and anti-hemolytic effect of Moringa oleifera leaf extract and crude flavonoid extract was tested against Lead acetate induced cytotoxicity in onion root tips and hemolysis in Human Blood Erythrocytes. The anti-cytotoxic and anti-hemolytic activity increases with increase in the concentration of leaf extract and flavonoid extract of Moringa oleifera.

 

Keywords: Lead toxicity, anti-cytotoxic, anti-hemolytic, Moringa oleifera leaves powder

 

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Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan

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Raje  Sharayu and  Mestry Asmita (2017) Beneficial effect of  Moringa oleifera on Lead induced Oxidative stress, International J. of Life Sciences, 5 (1): 63-72.

 

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Acknowledgement:

We are immense pleasure in expressing our deep sense of gratitude and gratefulness to our Principal Dr.Vikas Dhomne for encouraging and providing library facilities in our college for completing this research work.  Special thanks to our P.G. students Miss. Neha O. Samrit, Miss. Varsha H. Humane and Miss. Rajshri B. Kamble for their help in field work.

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Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.

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