Cytotoxic activity of Brazilian Cerrado plants used in traditional medicine against cancer cell lines.

@article{Mesquita2009CytotoxicAO,
  title={Cytotoxic activity of Brazilian Cerrado plants used in traditional medicine against cancer cell lines.},
  author={Mariana Laundry de Mesquita and Jos{\'e} Elias de Paula and Cl{\'a}udia Pessoa and Manoel Odor{\'i}co de Moraes and Let{\'i}cia V Costa-Lotufo and Raphael Grougnet and Sylvie Michel and François Tillequin and Laila Salmen Esp{\'i}ndola},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 3},
  pages={439-45}
}
UNLABELLED The search for new anti-cancer drugs is one of the most prominent research areas of natural products. Numerous active compounds isolated from Brazilian Cerrado plant species have been studied with promising results. AIM OF THE STUDY To investigate the cytotoxic potential of 412 extracts from Brazilian Cerrado plants used in traditional medicine belonging to 21 families against tumor cell lines in culture. MATERIAL AND METHOD Maceration of 50 plant species resulted in 412 hexane… CONTINUE READING

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