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Malaria Research and Treatment
Volume 2011, Article ID 561342, 6 pages
Research Article

In Vitro Antiplasmodial Activity and Cytotoxicity of Extracts of Selected Medicinal Plants Used by Traditional Healers of Western Cameroon

1Biotechnology Unit, University of Buea, P.O. Box 63 Buea, South West Region, Cameroon
2Laboratory of Natural Products Chemistry, University of Dschang, P.O. Box 67 Dschang, West Region, Cameroon

Received 22 September 2010; Revised 18 January 2011; Accepted 24 January 2011

Academic Editor: Polrat Wilairatana

Copyright © 2011 Denis Zofou 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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