Growth-inhibitory effects of the red alga Gelidium amansii on cultured cells.

@article{Chen2004GrowthinhibitoryEO,
  title={Growth-inhibitory effects of the red alga Gelidium amansii on cultured cells.},
  author={Yue-Hwa Chen and Ching-Jung Tu and Hsiao-Ting Wu},
  journal={Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          180-4
        }
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of Gelidium amansii, an edible red agar cultivated off the northeast coast of Taiwan, on the growth of two lines of cancer cells, murine hepatoma (Hepa-1) and human leukemia (HL-60) cells, as well as a normal cell line, murine embryo fibroblast cells (NIH-3T3). The potential role of G. amansii on the induction of apoptosis was also examined. The results indicated that all extracts from G. amansii, including phosphate-buffered saline… CONTINUE READING
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