Original Study Abstracts 1. Aim or purpose A new type of crystals of betulinic acid + vitamin C in isopropyl alcohol/ methanol / ethanol monosolvate (BA_VitC IPA/MeOH /EtOH) was obtained in a hydrothermal experiment, with superior antitumoral activity on various cell lines. 2. Materials and methods Materials All reagents used in the assay procedures were
1. Aim or purpose The use of traditional medicinal plants for primary health care have steadily increased worldwide in recent years. Different species of the genus Juniperus L. (Cupressaceae), particularly those under Juniperus section, are commonly employed in Turkish folk medicine to treat several diseases . In continuation of our studies on Juniperus species under