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Volume 2012, Article ID 258434, 48 pages
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Review Article

Melastoma malabathricum (L.) Smith Ethnomedicinal Uses, Chemical Constituents, and Pharmacological Properties: A Review

1Departments of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam Campus, Selangor, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Malaysia
2Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kampus Kota, Jalan Sultan Mahmud, 20400 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
3Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, 43400 UPM Serdang, Malaysia
4Halal Products Research Institute, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, 43400 UPM Serdang, Malaysia

Received 26 July 2011; Accepted 4 September 2011

Academic Editor: Angelo Antonio Izzo

Copyright © 2012 S. Mohd. Joffry et al. 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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