Research Article| Volume 27, ISSUE 1, P122-128, January 1969

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The effects of prednisolone, indomethacin, and Aloe vera gel on tissue culture cells

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      Prednisolone, indomethacin, and Aloe vera gel were tested for their effects on the Gey strain of HeLa cells and rabbit kidney fibroblasts. Actively growing monolayer cultures of HeLa cells and rabbit kidney fibroblasts were exposed to various concentrations of the three test agents. Toxicity of the test agents was estimated by counting the number of viable cells remaining at the end of three different time intervals. Results suggest that prednisolone was more toxic to rabbit kidney cells and less toxic to HeLa cells than indomethacin and that Aloe vera gel was less toxic to both types of cells than prednisolone.
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