PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND CYTOTOXICITY POTENTIAL OF PINEAPPLE EXTRACT ON ORAL CANCER CELL LINES

  • Anirudh Menon
  • Vishnu Priya V
  • Gayathri R

Abstract

ABSTRACT
Objective: This study aims at performing a preliminary phytochemical analysis to evaluate the phytochemical composition of pineapple extract and
its cytotoxicity potential on oral cancer cell lines.
Methods: Preliminary phytochemical analysis of pineapple extract was done, 3-(4, 5-Dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2, 5-diphenyl-2H-tetrazolium bromide
assay for evaluating the cytotoxicity potential of the extract on oral cancer cell lines was performed.
Results: Phytoconstituents such as flavonoids, coumarins, and phenols were present in the pineapple extract. The extract also exhibited increased
cytotoxicity with increased concentration.
Conclusion: This study is conducted to see if pineapple extract is effective in treating oral cancer in a natural way instead of harmful treatments.
Keywords: Cytotoxicity, Pineapple extract, Anticancer drug.

 

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Menon, A., V. Priya V, and G. R. “PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND CYTOTOXICITY POTENTIAL OF PINEAPPLE EXTRACT ON ORAL CANCER CELL LINES”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 9, no. 8, Oct. 2016, pp. 140-3, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2016.v9s2.13313.
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