Bufalin induces apoptosis and the G0/G1 cell cycle arrest of endometriotic stromal cells: a promising agent for the treatment of endometriosis.

Most of the current medical treatments for endometriosis aim to down-regulate the estrogen activity. However, a high recurrence rate after medical treatments has been the most significant problem. Bufalin is a major digoxin-like immunoreactive component isolated from the skin and parotid venom glands of toad and is considered an apoptosis-inducing agent. To… CONTINUE READING