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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Williams, L.A.D.; Fletcher, Cyril K.; Gardner, Michael; Singh, P.D. A.; Choo-Kang, Eric G.; Rickards, E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology); Faculty of Medical Sciences
Article Title
Toxic effects of a non-polar extract of the leaves of Artocarpus altilis (Park. ) following sub-acute administration to rats
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Philippine Journal of Science
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Date of Publication
1993
Volume ID
122
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
33-40
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Abstract
Intraperitoneal injection of hexane soluble compounds from the leaves of Artocarpus altilis lowered the following haematological parameters in rats: white blood cell counts, thrombocytes and haemoglobin. Plasma analysis also revealed a significant lowering of total bilirubin, aspartate aminotransferase and alkaline phosphatase. Histological examination of the liver, kidney and lung revealed extensive erythrocytic aggregation. Prominent peribronchial and perivascular lymphatic hyperplasia in the lungs, and marked follicular hyperplasia in the spleen were seen....
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