Cytotoxicity of Vinca minor.

  title={Cytotoxicity of Vinca minor.},
  author={Mahnaz Khanavi and Shabnam Pourmoslemi and Behnaz Farahanikia and Abbass Hadjiakhoondi and Seyed Nasser Ostad},
  journal={Pharmaceutical biology},
  volume={48 1},
Vinca minor L. (Apocynaceae) is a medicinal plant that has long been used to treat cerebral and memory disorders in European folk medicine. Furthermore, it contains more than 50 alkaloids, some of them having bisindole structure such as the antineoplastic alkaloids present in Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don (Apocynaceae). In this study, the plant's alkaloid extract was divided into three fractions and the cytotoxic effects on cell proliferation of HT-29, Caco-2, T47D, and NIH/3T3 cell lines… CONTINUE READING