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Conference Paper: Red pigment from Saw Palmetto: a natural product for potential alternative cancer treatment

TitleRed pigment from Saw Palmetto: a natural product for potential alternative cancer treatment
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Issue Date2015
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The 2015 EACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference, Florence, Italy, 20-23 June 2015. How to Cite?
AbstractINTRODUCTION: Saw palmetto is extract of the fruit of Serenoa repens (Bartram) J.K.Small, an edible plant originated from the Southeastern United States. It has been used in traditional, complementary and alternative medicine as a tonic, expectorant and antiseptic for treatment of various illnesses, especially urinary and reproductive system problems. Approximately 90% of Saw palmetto containing fatty acids and has been claimed for its therapeutic effect on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Previous studies also suggested the in vitro and in vivo anti-cancer effect of lipidosterolic extract of Saw Palmetto. However, recent epidemiology and randomized trials ...
DescriptionConference Theme: Anticancer Drug Action and Drug Resistance: from Cancer Biology to the Clinic
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/233106

 

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dc.contributor.authorFeng, Y-
dc.contributor.authorOkuda, S-
dc.contributor.authorTan, HY-
dc.contributor.authorWang, N-
dc.contributor.authorTsao, SW-
dc.contributor.authorTakahashi, M-
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-20T05:34:35Z-
dc.date.available2016-09-20T05:34:35Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationThe 2015 EACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference, Florence, Italy, 20-23 June 2015.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/233106-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: Anticancer Drug Action and Drug Resistance: from Cancer Biology to the Clinic-
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION: Saw palmetto is extract of the fruit of Serenoa repens (Bartram) J.K.Small, an edible plant originated from the Southeastern United States. It has been used in traditional, complementary and alternative medicine as a tonic, expectorant and antiseptic for treatment of various illnesses, especially urinary and reproductive system problems. Approximately 90% of Saw palmetto containing fatty acids and has been claimed for its therapeutic effect on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Previous studies also suggested the in vitro and in vivo anti-cancer effect of lipidosterolic extract of Saw Palmetto. However, recent epidemiology and randomized trials ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofEACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference 2015-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleRed pigment from Saw Palmetto: a natural product for potential alternative cancer treatment-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailFeng, Y: yfeng@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailWang, N: ckwang@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityFeng, Y=rp00466-
dc.identifier.authorityWang, N=rp02075-
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dc.identifier.hkuros266409-

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