Anti-tumor and anti-carcinogenic activities of triterpenoid, beta-boswellic acid.

@article{Huang2000AntitumorAA,
  title={Anti-tumor and anti-carcinogenic activities of triterpenoid, beta-boswellic acid.},
  author={M T Huang and Vladimir Badmaev and Yuting Ding and Y Liu and Jian Guo Xie and Chi-Tang Ho},
  journal={BioFactors},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 1-4},
  pages={225-30}
}
Boswellin (BE), a methanol extract of the gum resin exudate of Boswellia serrata, contains naturally occurring triterpenoids, beta-boswellic acid and its structural related derivatives, has been used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of inflammatory and arthritic diseases. Topical application of BE to the backs of mice markedly inhibited 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA)-induced increases in skin inflammation, epidermal proliferation, the number of epidermal cell layers, and… CONTINUE READING