Demonstration of inhibitory effect of oral shark cartilage on basic fibroblast growth factor-induced angiogenesis in the rabbit cornea.

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Several angiogenic inhibitors have been obtained from shark cartilage, some of these are currently in clinical trials for assessment of safety and therapeutic efficacy in humans. Still, shark cartilage taken orally is commonly used in alternative and complimentary medicine for various ailments including serious diseases such as cancer. However, only few… (More)

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@article{Gonzalez2001DemonstrationOI, title={Demonstration of inhibitory effect of oral shark cartilage on basic fibroblast growth factor-induced angiogenesis in the rabbit cornea.}, author={Robert Gonzalez and F S Soares and Renato Farias and Cl{\'a}udia do {\'O}. Pessoa and A. G. Leyva and Glauce Socorro de Barros Viana and M. O. de Moraes}, journal={Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin}, year={2001}, volume={24 2}, pages={151-4} }