Antiproliferative activities of parthenolide and golden feverfew extract against three human cancer cell lines.

@article{Wu2006AntiproliferativeAO,
  title={Antiproliferative activities of parthenolide and golden feverfew extract against three human cancer cell lines.},
  author={Changqing Wu and Feng Chen and James W. Rushing and Xi Wang and Hyun-Jin Kim and George Huang and Vivian Haley-Zitlin and Guoqing He},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2006},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={55-61}
}
The medicinal herb feverfew [Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz-Bip.] has long been used as a folk remedy for the treatment of migraine and arthritis. Parthenolide, a sesquiterpene lactone, is considered to be the primary bioactive compound in feverfew having anti-migraine, anti-tumor, and anti-inflammatory properties. In this study we determined, through in vitro bioassays, the inhibitory activity of parthenolide and golden feverfew extract against two human breast cancer cell lines (Hs605T and… CONTINUE READING