Realgar-mediated growth inhibition on HaCaT human keratinocytes is associated with induction of apoptosis.

Abstract

Traditional Chinese medicine has long been used to treat a variety of ailments including skin diseases. Our previous study has revealed the ethanolic extract of realgar, a common ingredient used in psoriasis treatment in Chinese medicine, to possess potent anti-proliferative action on cultured HaCaT cells of human keratinocyte origin. In the present study… (More)

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