Embryotoxic effects of picrosia jongifojia don (Asteraceae)

Víctor Benavides, Guada Jllpe D'Arrigo, José Pino

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The toxic effects 01 aquous extract 01 Picrosia longifolia Don "achicoria" on preimplantational mouse embryo development were evaluated. Aquous extract 01 P longifolia to 20%, 10% and 0% (control group) was supplied lo pregnanl mice to 86 hours post-copula (hpc). When embryonic stage was evaluated, we found that aquous extract JI P longifo/ia lo 10% and 20% causes delay in embryo development. Also the embryonic viability declined in Ireated groups with achicoria.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)80-82
Number of pages3
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2001


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