Re-submitting Musa sapientum L. ssp. sylvestris for more phytochemical and pharmacological investigations

International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT)
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Volume - 7 Issue - 4                          
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Muhammad Torequl Islam


Muhammad Torequl Islam "Re-submitting Musa sapientum L. ssp. sylvestris for more phytochemical and pharmacological investigations", International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT), V7(4): 15-17 Oct - Dec 2017, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


A review is done on the phytochemical profile and biological effects of Musa sapientum L. ssp. sylvestris. The findings suggest that it contains a number of important phytochemicals, which may link with its promising pharmacological activities such as antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, cytotoxic effects, anti-hemolytic effect, anti-hemagglutination. Extracts from various parts of this plant can be used to treat above-mentioned diseases/purposes, especially oxidative stress and its related diseases. More researches are highly appreciated to isolate and identify the active principles and their mechanisms of action of the biological activities.


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ethnobiological; phytochemical; pharmacological activities.