Celastrol enhanced the anticancer effect of lapatinib in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells in vitro.


PURPOSE To investigate whether celastrol could show synergism combined with lapatinib in HepG2 human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cell line in vitro. METHODS The effects of treatment with lapatinib and/or celastrol on cell growth were determined using MTT assay. Drug synergy was determined using combination index (CI) methods derived from Chou-Talalay… (More)


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