Anti-metastatic and immunomodulating properties of the water extract from Celosia argentea seeds.

@article{Hayakawa1998AntimetastaticAI,
  title={Anti-metastatic and immunomodulating properties of the water extract from Celosia argentea seeds.},
  author={Yumiko Hayakawa and Hisaichi Fujii and Koji Hase and Yoshiko Ohnishi and Rieko Sakukawa and Shigetoshi Kadota and Takashi Namba and Ikuo Saiki},
  journal={Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={1154-9}
}
We have investigated the anti-metastatic effect of Celosia argentea seed extracts (CAE), which have traditionally been used as a therapeutic drug for eye and hepatic diseases in China and Japan. Intraperitoneal (i.p.) administration of CAE for 7 d before tumor inoculation significantly inhibited liver metastasis caused by intraportal injection of colon 26-L5 carcinoma cells in a dose-dependent manner. CAE also showed concentration dependent mitogenic activity on BALB/c whole splenocytes… CONTINUE READING