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Clinacanthus nutans Extracts Are Antioxidant with Antiproliferative Effect on Cultured Human Cancer Cell Lines
  • Y. Yong, J. Tan, +4 authors Z. Ahmad
  • Medicine
  • Evidence-based complementary and alternative…
  • 27 February 2013
Clinacanthus nutans Lindau leaves (CN) have been used in traditional medicine but the therapeutic potential has not been explored for cancer prevention and treatment. Current study aimed to evaluateExpand
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Chemical constituents and antihistamine activity of Bixa orellana leaf extract
BackgroundBixa orellana L. has been traditionally used in Central and South America to treat a number of ailments, including internal inflammation, and in other tropical countries like Malaysia asExpand
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In Vitro Cytotoxic, Antioxidant, and Antimicrobial Activities of Mesua beccariana (Baill.) Kosterm., Mesua ferrea Linn., and Mesua congestiflora Extracts
  • S. Teh, G. Ee, +4 authors Z. Ahmad
  • Biology, Medicine
  • BioMed research international
  • 8 September 2013
The in vitro cytotoxicity tests on the extracts of Mesua beccariana, M. ferrea, and M. congestiflora against Raji, SNU-1, HeLa, LS-174T, NCI-H23, SK-MEL-28, Hep-G2, IMR-32, and K562 were achievedExpand
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Endothelial Dysfunction in Obesity-Induced Inflammation: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Implications
Obesity is characterized by the excessive deposition of fat that may interfere with the normal metabolic process of the body. It is a chronic condition associated with various metabolic syndromes,Expand
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Regression of solid breast tumours in mice by Newcastle disease virus is associated with production of apoptosis related-cytokines
BackgroundDifferent strains of Newcastle disease virus (NDV) worldwide proved to have tumouricidal activity in several types of cancer cells. However, the possible anti-cancer activity of MalaysianExpand
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Malaysian Tualang Honey and its potential anti-cancer properties: a review
The use of honey as a therapeutic agent dates back at 8000 years and has markedly increased interest into its potential health benefits. The by-products of the flower nectar have a complex chemicalExpand
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Bixa orellana leaf extract suppresses histamine-induced endothelial hyperpermeability via the PLC-NO-cGMP signaling cascade
BackgroundHistamine is established as a potent inflammatory mediator and it is known to increased endothelial permeability by promoting gap formation between endothelial cells. Previous studies haveExpand
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Cytoprotective and enhanced anti-inflammatory activities of liposomal piroxicam formulation in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages
Background Liposomal drug delivery systems, a promising lipid-based nanoparticle technology, have been known to play significant roles in improving the safety and efficacy of an encapsulated drug.Expand
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Asiatic acid stabilizes cytoskeletal proteins and prevents TNF-α-induced disorganization of cell-cell junctions in human aortic endothelial cells.
Endothelial hyperpermeability represents an initiating step in early atherosclerosis and it often occurs as a result of endothelial barrier dysfunction. Asiatic acid, a major triterpene isolated fromExpand
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Tualang Honey Improves Human Corneal Epithelial Progenitor Cell Migration and Cellular Resistance to Oxidative Stress In Vitro
Stem cells with enhanced resistance to oxidative stress after in vitro expansion have been shown to have improved engraftment and regenerative capacities. Such cells can be generated byExpand
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