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The Effects of Selected Sesquiterpenes from Myrica rubra Essential Oil on the Efficacy of Doxorubicin in Sensitive and Resistant Cancer Cell Lines

Ambrož M, Matoušková P, Skarka A, Zajdlová M, Žáková K, Skálová L Molecules, 2017 ABSTRACT: β-caryophyllene oxide (CAO), α-humulene (HUM), trans-nerolidol (NER) and valencene (VAL) are constituents of the essential oil of Myrica rubra (MEO), which has significant antiproliferative effect in various cancer cell lines. In the present study, we compared the antiproliferative effect of… Read more »

Anti-proliferative activity of Origanum vulgare inhibited lipogenesis and induced mitochondrial mediated apoptosis in human stomach cancer cell lines

Balusamy SR, Perumalsamy H, Huq MA, Balasubramanian B Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 2018 ABSTRACT: Origanum vulgare commonly known as oregano belongs to mint family (Laminaceae), and native to temperate western and mediterranean region. In our present study, we have identified the bio-active principles of oregano essential oil (EO) and evaluated its apoptotic effects against human stomach… Read more »

Anti-cancer effects of Rhizoma Curcumae against doxorubicin-resistant breast cancer cells

Zhong Z, Yu H, Wang S, Wang Y, Cui L Chinese Medicine, 2018 ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Chemotherapy is a primary approach in cancer treatment after routine surgery. However, chemo-resistance tends to occur with chemotherapy in clinic, resulting in poor prognosis and recurrence. Nowadays, Chinese medicine may shed light on design of new therapeutic modes to overcome… Read more »