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In Vitro Activity of Cordia myxa Mucilage Extract Against Leishmania major and L. infantum Promastigotes

Jasem Saki 1 , Shahram Khademvatan 2 , Nader Pazyar 3 , Alborz Eskandari 4 , Ali Tamoradi 5 and Pedram Nazari 6 , *
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1 Health Research Institute, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Dermatology, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
4 Department of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
5 School of Laboratory Sciences, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
6 Student Research Committee, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: March 2015, 8 (3); e59827
  • Published Online: March 21, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: April 25, 2014
  • Revised: September 14, 2014
  • Accepted: September 27, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.19640

To Cite: Saki J, Khademvatan S, Pazyar N, Eskandari A, Tamoradi A, et al. In Vitro Activity of Cordia myxa Mucilage Extract Against Leishmania major and L. infantum Promastigotes, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(3):e59827. doi: 10.5812/jjm.19640.

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