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CYTOTOXICITY STUDIES ON VARIOUS EXTRACTS OF ANDROGRAPHIS PANICULATA AND CENTELLA ASIATICA AGAINST HUMAN CANCER CELL LINES

M. Nivedheedha, C. Sivasubramaniyan*

Cancer is one of the leading deaths causing disease in the world. Now a days, there are number of studies were conducted in order to eradicate cancer in the environment. From Ancient times, the medicinal plants used to treat cancer were found in different medicinal system in different parts of the world. The present study concentrates to find out the in vitro anticancer activity of medicinal plants named CentellaasiaticaandAndrographispaniculata. Inorder to find the activity of these medicinal plantsin the invitro (MTT assay) was conducted and the results confirmed that the both the plants have the anticancer activity and the aqueous leaf extract of Andrographispaniculataand methanolic leaf extract ofCentellaasiatica had more potential activity.

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