Chlorella sorokiniana induces mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis in human non-small cell lung cancer cells and inhibits xenograft tumor growth in vivo

@inproceedings{Lin2017ChlorellaSI,
  title={Chlorella sorokiniana induces mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis in human non-small cell lung cancer cells and inhibits xenograft tumor growth in vivo},
  author={Ping-Yi Lin and Ching-Tsan Tsai and Wan-Ling Chuang and Ya-Hsuan Chao and I-Horng Pan and Yu Kuo Chen and Chi-Chien Lin and Bing-Yen Wang},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer related deaths worldwide. Marine microalgae are a source of biologically active compounds and are widely consumed as a nutritional supplement in East Asian countries. It has been reported that Chlorella or Chlorella extracts have various beneficial pharmacological compounds that modulate immune responses; however, no studies have investigated the anti-cancer effects of Chlorella sorokiniana (CS) on non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC… CONTINUE READING

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