Antimicrobial property and antiproliferative activity of Centaurea babylonica (L.) L. on human carcinomas and cervical cancer cell lines


Guvensen N. , Keskin D., Güneş H., Oktay M. K. , YILDIRIM H.

ANNALS OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.26, no.2, pp.290-297, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.26444/aaem/108563
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.290-297
  • Keywords: Centaura babylonica, antimicrobial activity, antiproliferative activity, A-549, PC-3, MCF-7 and HeLa cell lines, chemical composition, GC-MS, SESQUITERPENE LACTONES, SECONDARY METABOLITES, BIOLOGICAL-PROPERTIES, ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY, MEDICINAL-PLANTS, ESSENTIAL OILS, GROWING WILD, ASTERACEAE, SEEDS, ANTIOXIDANT

Abstract

Introduction and objective. Since antiquity, C. babylonica (L.) L. extracts has been used as a remedy for primary health care in traditional medicine. In this study, a total of seven different crude extracts (acetone, chloroform, hexane, ethylacetate, methanol, ethanol and water) from branches and leaves of C. babylonica (L.) L. were prepared to determine antimicrobial and antiproliferative activity against cancer cell lines.