Cytotoxicity and modes of action of four Cameroonian dietary spices ethno-medically used to treat cancers: Echinops giganteus, Xylopia aethiopica, Imperata cylindrica and Piper capense.

@article{Kuete2013CytotoxicityAM,
  title={Cytotoxicity and modes of action of four Cameroonian dietary spices ethno-medically used to treat cancers: Echinops giganteus, Xylopia aethiopica, Imperata cylindrica and Piper capense.},
  author={V. Kuete and L. Sandjo and Benjamin Wiench and T. Efferth},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={149 1},
  pages={
          245-53
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Echinops giganteus, Imperata cylindrica, Piper capense and Xylopia aethiopica are four medicinal spices used in Cameroon to treat cancers. AIM OF THE STUDY The above plants previously displayed cytotoxicity against leukemia CCRF-CEM and CEM/ADR5000 cell lines as well as human pancreatic MiaPaCa-2 cells. The present study aims at emphasizing the study of the cytotoxicity and the modes of action of the above plants on a panel of ten cancer cell lines including… Expand
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