Anticancer bioactivity of compounds from medicinal plants used in European medieval traditions.

  title={Anticancer bioactivity of compounds from medicinal plants used in European medieval traditions.},
  author={Marie H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Teiten and François Gaascht and Mario A. Dicato and Marc Diederich},
  journal={Biochemical pharmacology},
  volume={86 9},
Since centuries, natural compounds from plants, animals and microorganisms were used in medicinal traditions to treat various diseases without a solid scientific basis. Recent studies have shown that plants that were used or are still used in the medieval European medicine are able to provide relieve for many diseases including cancer. Here we summarize impact and effect of selected purified active natural compounds from plants used in European medieval medicinal traditions on cancer hallmarks… CONTINUE READING
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