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Title: The immuno-modulatory activities of levisticum officinale
Author: Elbadawy, Hossein
ISNI:       0000 0004 2671 2698
Awarding Body: The University of Strathclyde
Current Institution: University of Strathclyde
Date of Award: 2009
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The plant Levisticum officinale (Lovage) is commonly used as a condiment. It is traditionally used as an anti-flatulent, anti-dyspepsic, spasmolytic and anti-inflammatory agent to relieve rheumatic pain. The main reason for examining Lovage in this study was to determine its potential anti-inflammatory 1 properties in human monocytes (THP-1 cells) stimulated with lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Solvent extracts (methanol/water 1:1 and hexane) of Lovage leaves were used in this study.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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