Effects of silk sericin on the proliferation and apoptosis of colon cancer cells.


Sericin is a silk protein woven from silkworm cocoons (Bombyx mori). In animal model, sericin has been reported to have anti-tumoral action against colon cancer. The mechanisms underlying the activity of sericin against cancer cells are not fully understood. The present study investigated the effects of sericin on human colorectal cancer SW480 cells… (More)
DOI: 10.4067/S0716-97602012000100006

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