Ginsenosides as Anticancer Agents: In vitro and in vivo Activities, Structure–Activity Relationships, and Molecular Mechanisms of Action

@inproceedings{Nag2012GinsenosidesAA,
  title={Ginsenosides as Anticancer Agents: In vitro and in vivo Activities, Structure–Activity Relationships, and Molecular Mechanisms of Action},
  author={Subhasree Ashok Nag and Jiang-jiang Qin and Wei Wang and Ming-Hai Wang and Hui Wang and Ruiwen Zhang},
  booktitle={Front. Pharmacol.},
  year={2012}
}
Conventional chemotherapeutic agents are often toxic not only to tumor cells but also to normal cells, limiting their therapeutic use in the clinic. Novel natural product anticancer compounds present an attractive alternative to synthetic compounds, based on their favorable safety and efficacy profiles. Several pre-clinical and clinical studies have demonstrated the anticancer potential of Panax ginseng, a widely used traditional Chinese medicine. The anti-tumor efficacy of ginseng is… CONTINUE READING
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