Anti-colorectal cancer activity of macrostemonoside A mediated by reactive oxygen species.


Macrostemonoside A (MSS.A), an active steroidal saponin from Allium macrostemon Bung has been shown to possess anti-coagulation and anti-obesity effects. However, the functional role of MSS.A on tumor growth has not been elucidated. We found that MSS.A significantly inhibited human colorectal cancer cell growth in Caco2 and SW480 cells. Incubation of SW480… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.10.148


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