C-Phycocyanin inhibits cell proliferation and may induce apoptosis in human HepG2 cells.

@article{Basha2008CPhycocyaninIC,
  title={C-Phycocyanin inhibits cell proliferation and may induce apoptosis in human HepG2 cells.},
  author={Osama Mohammed Basha and Raghda Abd ellatif Hafez and Yassin Mahmoud El-Ayouty and Karima F. Mahrous and Mohammed H Bareedy and Ahmed Mohamed Salama},
  journal={The Egyptian journal of immunology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={161-7}
}
C-Phycocyanin (C-Pc) is one of the major biliprotein pigments of unicellular cyanbacterium of Spirulina platenesis, it has nutritional, medicinal, and hepatoprotectant application. The growth and multiplication of human hepatoma cell lines (HepG2) under the effect of different concentrations of C-PC (0.8, 1.75, 3.5 and 7.0 microg/ml) against untreated cells… CONTINUE READING