Cytotoxicity of ethanolic extracts of Artemisia annua to Molt-4 human leukemia cells.

@article{Singh2011CytotoxicityOE,
  title={Cytotoxicity of ethanolic extracts of Artemisia annua to Molt-4 human leukemia cells.},
  author={Narendra Singh and Jorge F.S. Ferreira and Ji Sun Park and Henry C. Lai},
  journal={Planta medica},
  year={2011},
  volume={77 16},
  pages={
          1788-93
        }
}
Although dihydroartemisinin (DHA) and other artemisinin derivatives have selective toxicity towards cancer cells, Artemisia annua (A. annua) extracts containing artemisinin have not been evaluated for their anticancer potential. Our main goal was to assess the anticancer effect of ethanolic leaf extracts of A. annua from Brazilian and Chinese origins (with DHA as a comparison) on normal and cancer cells. Leukocytes and leukemia (Molt-4) cells were counted at 0, 24, 48, and 72 hr after treatment… 

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