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The Antioxidant and Anticancer Effects of Wild Carrot Oil Extract
It is established that Daucus carota oil extract possesses both antioxidant and promising anticancer activities. Expand
Effect of Urtica dioica extract intake upon blood lipid profile in the rats.
Aqueous (150 mg/kg/day) and to a lesser extent petroleum ether (20 mg/kg/day) extract of Urtica dioica given for 30 days to rats fed with normal or high-fat diet, improved the blood lipid profile.Expand
A cafeteria diet modifies the response to chronic variable stress in rats
Results show that a highly palatable diet, offering a choice of food items, is associated with a reduction in the response to CVS and could validate a stressor-induced preference for comfort food that in turn could increase body weight. Expand
Pharmacological evaluation of aqueous extract of Althaea officinalis flower grown in Lebanon
The aqueous extract of Althaea officinalis flower demonstrated potential benefits in lipemia, inflammation, gastric ulcer, and platelet aggregation with no visible adverse effect. Expand
Daucus carota pentane-based fractions arrest the cell cycle and increase apoptosis in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells
Results suggest that the pentane-based fractions of DCOE possess potential anti-cancer activity that is mainly mediated through the Erk pathway. Expand
Daucus carota Pentane-Based Fractions Suppress Proliferation and Induce Apoptosis in Human Colon Adenocarcinoma HT-29 Cells by Inhibiting the MAPK and PI3K Pathways.
It is proposed that DCOE fractions (F1 and F2) inhibit cell proliferation by inducing cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in HT-29 cells through the suppression of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)/Erk and PI3K/Akt pathways. Expand
Wild carrot oil extract is selectively cytotoxic to human acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Daucus carota oil extract induces selective apoptosis in AML cells, possibly through a MAPK-dependent mechanism. Expand
Hepatoprotective, Antioxidant, and Anticancer Effects of the Tragopogon porrifolius Methanolic Extract
The methanolic extract of T. porrifolius displayed a relatively high antioxidant activity both in vitro and in vivo as well as hepatoprotective potential against liver toxicity in rats and anticancer effect on MDA-MB-231 and Caco-2 cells. Expand
Leishmania major: interleukin-13 increases the infection-induced hyperalgesia and the levels of interleukin-1beta and interleukin-12 in rats.
A different role for IL-13 is reported in rats infected with L. major; rIL-13 stimulates expression of pro-inflammatory cytokines and IL-12 which is a key cytokine in protective immunity against Leishmania. Expand