Shikonin Inhibits the Proliferation of Human Breast Cancer Cells by Reducing Tumor-Derived Exosomes.

@article{Wei2016ShikoninIT,
  title={Shikonin Inhibits the Proliferation of Human Breast Cancer Cells by Reducing Tumor-Derived Exosomes.},
  author={Yao Wei and Mingzhen Li and Shufang Cui and Liping Wang and Chen-Yu Zhang and Ke Zen and Limin Li},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 6}
}
Shikonin is a naphthoquinone isolated from the traditional Chinese medicine Lithospermum. It has been used in the treatment of various tumors. However, the effects of shikonin on such diseases have not been fully elucidated. In the present study, we detected the exosome release of a breast cancer cell line (MCF-7) with shikonin treatment and found a… CONTINUE READING

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