Pheophorbide a, an active component in Scutellaria barbata, reverses P-glycoprotein-mediated multidrug resistance on a human hepatoma cell line R-HepG2.

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Scutellaria barbata, a Traditional Chinese Medicine native in southern China, has been widely used for treating liver diseases. In this study, the anti-proliferative effect of Pheophorbide a (Pa), an active component from S. barbata, was examined on a multi-drug resistant (MDR) human hepatoma cell line R-HepG2. Our study showed that Pa could significantly… (More)

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@article{Tang2007PheophorbideAA, title={Pheophorbide a, an active component in Scutellaria barbata, reverses P-glycoprotein-mediated multidrug resistance on a human hepatoma cell line R-HepG2.}, author={Patrick Ming-Kuen Tang and Judy Y W Chan and Dongmei Zhang and Shannon Wing Ngor Au and Wing-ping Fong and Siu-Kai Kong and Stephen Kwok-Wing Tsui and Mary M Y Waye and Thomas C W Mak and Kwok-pui Fung}, journal={Cancer biology & therapy}, year={2007}, volume={6 4}, pages={504-9} }