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|Title: ||Cytological effects of certain active constituents of peganum harmala L. 1. effect of hHarmol and harmine alkaloids onmitosis of allium cepa|
|Authors: ||Abo-El-Khier, Zakia A.|
Abo-El-Khier, Gihan M.
|Keywords: ||Cytological Effects|
Harmol and Harmine Alkaloids
|Issue Date: ||1992 |
|Publisher: ||King Saud University|
|Citation: ||Journal of King Saud University. Science: 4 (1); 37-45|
|Abstract: ||The present study was carried out to investigate the effects of harmol and harmine alkaloids extracted from the medicinal plant Peganum harmala L. on the root tips of Allium cepa L. The cytological studies included mitotic index, total percentage of abnormalities and percentage of each type of abnormalities. The alkaloids used caused an increase in the mitotic index in Allium capa roots and induced a high percentage of abnormalities.|
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