Cancer chemopreventive effects of Pinus Maritima bark extract on ultraviolet radiation and ultraviolet radiation-7,12,dimethylbenz(a)anthracene induced skin carcinogenesis of hairless mice.


The bark extract of Pinus Maritima (PBE), a rich in phenolic acids, polyphenols and in particular flavonoids mixture, was examined for skin cancer preventive action that was evaluated in two different experimental animal tumor models induced by ultraviolet radiation (UVR) and combination of UVR with 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene. Significant decrease in… (More)

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