Typhonium blumei extract inhibits proliferation of human lung adenocarcinoma A549 cells via induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis.

@article{Hsu2011TyphoniumBE,
  title={Typhonium blumei extract inhibits proliferation of human lung adenocarcinoma A549 cells via induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis.},
  author={Hsia-Fen Hsu and Kuo-Hung Huang and Kuei-Ju Lu and Shu-Jiau Chiou and Jui-hung Yen and Chi-Chang Chang and J. Houng},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={135 2},
  pages={
          492-500
        }
}
  • Hsia-Fen Hsu, Kuo-Hung Huang, +4 authors J. Houng
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Typhonium blumei Nicolson & Sivadasan is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb endowing with detumescence, detoxification, anti-inflammation activities, and has been used as a folk prescription on anticancer in Taiwan. AIM OF THE STUDY The purpose of this study is to investigate the inhibitory effect of Typhonium blumei (Tb) extract on the viability of different cancer cells and the apoptotic effect of this extract on A549 lung cancer cells. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING
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