Author(s): Ashpak. M. Tamboli, Kiran. A. Wadkar


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00946   

Address: Ashpak. M. Tamboli1*, Kiran. A. Wadkar2
1Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, S.C.P.M, Sangola.
2Department of Pharmacognosy, A.B.C.P, Sangli.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 10,     Year - 2021

This study was subjected to investigate brine shrimp lethality bioassay of Convolvulus pluricaulis and Mimosa rubicaulis (Lam.) in different polarities of leaves extracts. Brine shrimp organisms were used to assess the cytotoxic activities of various polarities of leaves extracts while using brine shrimp lethality bioassay the cytotoxicity had been assessed and correlated with standard. Five concentrations (20, 50,100,200,500µg/ml) of each extract were used to find out the cytotoxicity. The Artemia salina lethality bioassay result was evaluated in terms of LC50 (lethality concentration).In each plant extracts into three replicates concentration naupli were added. After 24 h the surviving Artemia salina larvae were counted and LC50 was assessed. The cytotoxic activity of all polarities of extracts displayed activity within the value of LC50 (132.10–266.76 µg/ml) for Convolvulus pluricaulis and (213.86–279.47 µg/ml) for Mimosa rubicaulis (Lam.) Results revealed that the ethyl acetate extracts of Convolvulus pluricaulis and ethanolic extracts of Mimosa rubicaulis (Lam.) elicit significant activity compared to other extracts it indicated biologically active components are present in ethyl acetate and ethanolic extracts that could be accounted for its pharmacological effects.

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Ashpak. M. Tamboli, Kiran. A. Wadkar. Anticancer activity of leaves extracts of Convolvulus pluricaulis and Mimosa rubicaulis (Lam.) by Brine Shrimp Lethality Bioassay. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2021; 14(10):5427-2. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00946

Ashpak. M. Tamboli, Kiran. A. Wadkar. Anticancer activity of leaves extracts of Convolvulus pluricaulis and Mimosa rubicaulis (Lam.) by Brine Shrimp Lethality Bioassay. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2021; 14(10):5427-2. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00946   Available on:

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