Lauroside B, a megastigmane glycoside from Laurus nobilis (bay laurel) leaves, induces apoptosis in human melanoma cell lines by inhibiting NF-κB activation.

@article{Panza2011LaurosideBA,
  title={Lauroside B, a megastigmane glycoside from Laurus nobilis (bay laurel) leaves, induces apoptosis in human melanoma cell lines by inhibiting NF-$\kappa$B activation.},
  author={E. Panza and M. Tersigni and M. Iorizzi and F. Zollo and S. De Marino and Carmen Festa and M. Napolitano and G. Castello and A. Ialenti and A. Ianaro},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  year={2011},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={
          228-33
        }
}
Malignant melanoma is a highly aggressive tumor that frequently resists chemotherapy, so the search for new agents for its treatment is of great importance. In the present study, the antiproliferative propensity against human melanoma cell lines of lauroside B (1), a megastigmane glycoside isolated from Laurus nobilis (bay laurel) leaves, was investigated. This compound suppressed the proliferation of three human melanoma cell lines, namely, A375, WM115, and SK-Mel-28. The 1-induced inhibition… Expand
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