Anticancer activities of selected species of North American lichen extracts.

Abstract

Cancer is the second leading cause of human deaths in the USA. Despite continuous efforts to treat cancer over the past 50 years, human mortality rates have not decreased significantly. Natural products, such as lichens, have been good sources of anticancer drugs. This study reports the cytotoxic activity of crude extracts of 17 lichen species against… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ptr.5233

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