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Year : 1983  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 391--402

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of gangetin A pterocarpenoid from Desmodium gangeticum

D Ghosh1, A Anandakumar2 
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Gangetin, one of the Pterocarpans, isolated from the hexane extract of the root of the plant Desmodium gangeticum.. The compound showed significant anti-inflammatory activity in the exudative and the proliferative phases of inflammation in the doses of 50 and 100 mg/kg orally. The compound showed significant analgesic activity. It did not show any anti-fertility and antipyretic activity in albino rats. It did not show acute toxicity in mice upto an oral dose of 7 g/kg.


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Ghosh D, Anandakumar A. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of gangetin A pterocarpenoid from Desmodium gangeticum.Indian J Pharmacol 1983;15:391-402


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Ghosh D, Anandakumar A. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of gangetin A pterocarpenoid from Desmodium gangeticum. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 1983 [cited 2020 Sep 21 ];15:391-402
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