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Mechanism of Action of Trigonella in Cancer Prevention
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Volume 3, 2015
Issue 2 (April)
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Authors
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Amal A. E. Ibrahim, Faculty of Women's for Arts, Education & Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Faculty of Science for Girls, Northern Border University, Ar'ar, KSA.
Abstract
Cancer known as the most common cause of death worldwide. Synthetic medicines cause serious side effects and associated with drug resistance. Therefor utilization of natural compounds could be an alternative concept to prevent the development of tumors. Targeting the proliferation or inducing apoptosis is a major critical point in the cancer therapy. Medicinal plants have been related to fight many illnesses including cancer. They have acquired glory as inexpensive and inoffensive substitution as compared to the synthetic drugs. Consumption a diet rich in natural plant can supply an ambience of phytochemicals that possess health-prophylactic effects. Trigonella is one of the famous curative plants and used as hot drinks. It is used as anti-tumor agent in many researches. However, proliferation and the induction of apoptosis are regulated by several mechanisms. The current review will discuss the mechanism by which this herb gained its anti-tumor and immune-boosting activities.
Keywords
Trigonella, Mechanism of Action, Cancer Prevention
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