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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 515634, 4 pages
In Vitro α-Amylase Inhibitory Activity of the Leaves of Thespesia populnea
Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, Vels University, Chennai 600 117, India
Received 26 November 2011; Accepted 10 January 2012
Academic Editors: S. Ceruti and K. Cimanga
Copyright © 2012 R. Sangeetha and N. Vedasree. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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