Absence of tumor promoting activity of Euphorbia milii latex on the mouse back skin.

@article{Delgado2003AbsenceOT,
  title={Absence of tumor promoting activity of Euphorbia milii latex on the mouse back skin.},
  author={Isabella Fernandes Delgado and Rosangela Ribeiro De-Carvalho and Ana Cecilia AX De-Oliveira and Sergio Noboru Kuriyama and Eduardo Cyrino Oliveira-Filho and CarminoA. Souza and Francisco Jos{\'e} Roma Paumgartten},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  year={2003},
  volume={145 2},
  pages={
          175-80
        }
}
Euphorbia milii (Euphorbiaceae) is a decorative plant used in gardens and living fences. In China, it has also been employed in herbal remedies for hepatitis and abdominal edema. Since E. milii latex--lyophilized or in natura--proved to be a potent plant molluscicide, its toxicity to non-target organisms has been comprehensively studied. Concerns on a possible tumor promoting activity have discouraged its use as a locally-available alternative molluscicide in schistosomiasis control programs… CONTINUE READING
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