Anticancer and apoptotic effects on cell proliferation of diosgenin isolated from Costus speciosus (Koen.) Sm

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BACKGROUND Diosgenin, a naturally occurring steroid saponin found abundantly in C. speciosus, is a well-known precursor of various synthetic steroidal drugs that are extensively used in the pharmaceutical industry. METHODS The present study was conducted to evaluate the in vitro anticancer and apoptotic effects on cell proliferation of diosgenin isolated… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12906-015-0836-8

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@inproceedings{Selim2015AnticancerAA, title={Anticancer and apoptotic effects on cell proliferation of diosgenin isolated from Costus speciosus (Koen.) Sm}, author={Samy M Selim and Soad K. Al Jaouni}, booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine}, year={2015} }