Research: Suffredini IB, Paciencia ML, Varella AD and Younes RN.

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Abstract

Suffredini IB, Paciencia ML, Varella AD and Younes RN. Laboratorio de Extracao da Universidade Paulista - UNIP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil investigated the cytoxicity of plants from the Amazon and Atlantic rain forests against cancer cell lines.

Background

Methodology

The cytotoxicity of extracts obtained from plants occurring in the Amazon and Atlantic rain forests against NCI-H460, KM-12, SF-268 and RPMI-8226 cancer cell lines was investigated.

Results

Expressive activity was observed in the extracts of Toulicia cf. pulvinata, Ampirrhox sp., Macoubea sprucei, Calophyllum brasiliense, Vismia guianensis, Caryocar microcarpum, Xylopia aromatica and Distictella magnoliifolia.

Conclusion

References

Suffredini IB,  Paciencia ML,  Varella AD and  Younes RN. In vitro cytotoxic activity of Brazilian plant extracts against human lung, colon and CNS solid cancers and leukemia. Fitoterapia 78(3): 223-6. Apr 2007.

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