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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Gardner, Michael; Williams, L. A. D.; The, T.L.; Fletcher, Cyril K.; Singh, P. D. A.; Wharfe, Gillian H; Choo-Kang, Eric G.; Sawh, R. N.; Rickards, E.
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Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology)
Article Title
Extracts from Blighia sapida (Koenig) produced neutropenia and thrombocytopenia in mice
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Phytotherapy Research
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Date of Publication
1996
Volume ID
10
Issue ID
8
Page(s)
689 - 691
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Abstract
The aqueous and lipid extracts of the unripe fruit of the Ackee (Blighia sapida) lowered neutrophil and platelet counts significantly in mice. This suggests that these extracts may be useful in disease conditions where neutrophil and platelet numbers are elevated (e.g. chronic myeloid leukaemia, essential thrombocythaemia and polycythaemia)....
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