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Rosa Martha Pérez Gutiérrez, Rosalinda Lule Perez, "Raphanus sativus (Radish): Their Chemistry and Biology", The Scientific World Journal, vol. 4, Article ID 873172, 27 pages, 2004. https://doi.org/10.1100/tsw.2004.131
Raphanus sativus (Radish): Their Chemistry and Biology
Leaves and roots of Raphanus sativus have been used in various parts of the world to treat cancer and as antimicrobial and antiviral agents. The phytochemistry and pharmacology of this radish is reviewed. The structures of the compounds isolated and identified are listed and aspects of their chemistry and pharmacology are discussed. The compounds are grouped according to structural classes.