Betulinic acid: A new cytotoxic compound against malignant head and neck cancer cells

@article{Thurnher2003BetulinicAA,
  title={Betulinic acid: A new cytotoxic compound against malignant head and neck cancer cells},
  author={Dietmar Thurnher and Dritan Turhani and Martina Pelzmann and Bettina Wannemacher and Birgit Knerer and Michael Formanek and Volker Wacheck and Edgar Selzer},
  journal={Head \& Neck},
  year={2003},
  volume={25}
}
A new compound, betulinic acid, has been found to be cytotoxic against a variety of tumor cells originating from the neural crest. Its efficacy against head and neck squamous cellular carcinoma cell lines has so far not been tested. 
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