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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 1638342, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1638342
Research Article

Cytotoxic Effect and TLC Bioautography-Guided Approach to Detect Health Properties of Amazonian Hedyosmum sprucei Essential Oil

1Department of Life Sciences and Biotechnology (SVeB), University of Ferrara, Corso Ercole I d’Este 32, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
2Universidad Estatal Amazónica, Via Napo Km 2 1/2 Paso Lateral, 160150 Puyo, Ecuador

Received 1 February 2016; Accepted 1 March 2016

Academic Editor: José L. Ríos

Copyright © 2016 Alessandra Guerrini 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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