Anti-cancer activity of compounds from Bauhinia strychnifolia stem.

  title={Anti-cancer activity of compounds from Bauhinia strychnifolia stem.},
  author={Supreeya Yuenyongsawad and Kingkan Bunluepuech and Chatchai Wattanapiromsakul and Supinya Tewtrakul},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={150 2},
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The stem and root of Bauhinia strychnifolia Craib (Fabaceae family) have been traditionally used in Thailand to treat fever, alcoholic toxication, allergy and cancer. An EtOH extract of Bauhinia strychnifolia showed good inhibitory activity against several cancer cell lines including HT-29, HeLa, MCF-7 and KB. As there has been no previous reports on chemical constituents of Bauhinia strychnifolia, this study is aimed to isolate the pure compounds with anti-cancer… CONTINUE READING