Vicia variabilis a Nutritive Feed for Domesticated Animals: A Survey about Cytotoxic and Antioxidant Activity

Document Type: Research Articles

Authors

1 Traditional Medicine and MateriaMedicaResearchCenter, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, IranDepartment of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

2 Traditional Medicine and MateriaMedicaResearchCenter, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, IranDepartment of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Traditional Medicine, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

3 Food and Drug Organization, Tehran, Iran

4 Traditional Medicine and MateriaMedicaResearchCenter, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Safety and beneficence of farm animal nutrition plays a great role in their healthy life which in turn have impact on human nutrition via diary or meat products. Assessing safety and beneficence of Vicia varibilis Freyn and Sint. Which is chosen intrinsically by domesticated animals of Kohgiluyehand Boyerahmad Iranis the aim of the present work. Our results not only show no cytotoxic activity in 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,4-diphenyltetrazolium bromide(MTT) assay but also admit the antioxidant activity of the species through scavenging of 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) free radicals confirmed in DPPH assay.

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