Affiliation: Chia-Nan University of Pharmacy and Science
Liang C, Wang G, Chou T, Wang S, Lin R, Chan L, et al. 5-epi-Sinuleptolide induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis through tumor necrosis factor/mitochondria-mediated caspase signaling pathway in human skin cancer cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1820:1149-57 pubmed publisher
..This is the first report suggesting that the apoptosis mediates the anti-tumor effect of 5-epi-sinuleptolide. The results of this study might provide useful suggestions for designing of anti-tumor drugs for skin cancer patients. ..
Lin R, Yen C, Chou T, Chiang F, Wang G, Tseng Y, et al. Antioxidant, anti-adipocyte differentiation, antitumor activity and anthelmintic activities against Anisakis simplex and Hymenolepis nana of yakuchinone A from Alpinia oxyphylla. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013;13:237 pubmed publisher
..Alpinia oxyphylla is a common remedy in traditional Chinese medicine. Yakuchinone A is a major constituent of A. oxyphylla and exhibits anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antibacterial, and gastric protective activities...