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Effect of Nigella sativa (N. sativa L.) and oxidative stress on the survival pattern of MCF-7 breast cancer cells.

@article{Farah2003EffectON,
  title={Effect of Nigella sativa (N. sativa L.) and oxidative stress on the survival pattern of MCF-7 breast cancer cells.},
  author={Ibrahim O. Farah and Rowshan Ara Begum},
  journal={Biomedical sciences instrumentation},
  year={2003},
  volume={39},
  pages={
          359-64
        }
}
  • Ibrahim O. Farah, Rowshan Ara Begum
  • Published 2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biomedical sciences instrumentation
  • N. Sativa L., an oriental spice, has long been used as a natural medicine for treatment of many acute as well as chronic conditions. It has been used in the treatment of diabetes, hypertension, and dermatological conditions. There has been very few studies on the effects of N. Sativa as cancer prevention/therapy. Our objective therefore, was to expose MCF-7 breast cancer cells to aqueous and alcohol extracts and in combination with H2O2 as an oxidative stressor. Measurement of cell survival… CONTINUE READING

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