Molecular Determinants of the Response of Tumor Cells to Boswellic Acids

  title={Molecular Determinants of the Response of Tumor Cells to Boswellic Acids},
  author={Tolga Eichhorn and Henry Johannes Greten and Thomas Efferth},
Frankincense (Boswellia serrata, B. carterii) is used as traditional remedy to treat inflammatory diseases. The molecular effects of the active ingredients, the boswellic acids, on the immune system have previously been studied and verified in several clinical studies. Boswellic acids also inhibit cancer cell growth in vitro and in vivo. The molecular basis of the cytotoxicity of boswellic acids is, however, not fully understood as yet. By mRNA-based microarray, COMPARE, and hierarchical… CONTINUE READING


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