• Biology, Medicine
  • Published in Chang Gung medical journal 2010

Anti-cancer effects of Phyllanthus urinaria and relevant mechanisms.

@article{Huang2010AnticancerEO,
  title={Anti-cancer effects of Phyllanthus urinaria and relevant mechanisms.},
  author={Sheng-Teng Huang and Jong-Hwei Su Pang and Rong-Chi Yang},
  journal={Chang Gung medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={
          477-87
        }
}
Phyllanthus urinaria (P. urinaria), a widely used herbal medicine, has been reported to possess various biological activities. [...] Key ResultsThe water extract of P. urinaria not only significantly reduces the cell viability of various cancer cell lines from different origins but also suppresses tumor development in C57BL/6J mice after implantation of Lewis lung carcinoma (LCC) cells. The anticancer activity of P. urinaria extract is mainly due to induced apoptosis of cancer cells as demonstrated by DNA… Expand Abstract

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