P0026 The chemopreventive potential of Curcuma purpurascens rhizome in reducing azoxymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci in rats

@inproceedings{Rouhollahi2015P0026TC,
  title={P0026 The chemopreventive potential of Curcuma purpurascens rhizome in reducing azoxymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci in rats},
  author={Elham Rouhollahi and Soheil Zorofchian Moghadamtousi and Mahmood Ameen Abdulla and Zulqarnain Mohamed},
  year={2015}
}
Background Curcuma purpurascens rhizome, a member of the Zingiberaceae family, is a popular spice in Indonesia and is traditionally used for assorted remedies. Dichloromethane extract of C. purpurascens rhizome (DECPR) has previously been shown to have apoptosis-inducing effect on colon cancer cells. Methods We examined the potential of DECPR to prevent colon cancer development in rats treated with azoxymethane (AOM, 15 ml/kg) by the incidence of aberrant crypt foci (ACF). Starting from the day… CONTINUE READING

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