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Study on chemopreventive constituents of vegetable and fruits usually eated in Belgium: fractionation, isolation and identification of active constituents.

Units : Pharmacognosy, Bioanalysis & Drug Discovery | ULB400

Description :

Selection of the most frequently eaten vegetables and fruits in Belgium. Establishment of screening tests (modifications of the
Ames test and study of DNA repair) for the  evaluation of the antimutagenic activity of  extractives obtained by sequential
extraction of the plant material by solvents of increasing polarity. Isolation and caracterization of the active constituents. Evaluation
of the importance of such constituents on the health conditions.

List of lessors :

  • FRIA

  • Financement de base institutionnel

  • Fonds propres (patrimoine)