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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 3509323, 11 pages
Research Article

Acute and Subchronic Oral Toxicity Evaluation of Aqueous Root Extract of Dicoma anomala Sond. in Wistar Rats

Phytomedicine and Phytopharmacology Research Group, Department of Plant Sciences, University of the Free State, Qwaqwa Campus, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba, Free State 9866, South Africa

Received 16 December 2015; Revised 15 March 2016; Accepted 16 March 2016

Academic Editor: Jose M. Prieto

Copyright © 2016 Fatai Oladunni Balogun and Anofi Omotayo Tom Ashafa. 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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