Published in Blood Weekly, October 9th, 2003
According to recent research published in the International Journal of Oncology, "Anthocyanidins are the aglycon nucleuses of anthocyanins, which are reddish pigments widely spread in colored fruits and vegetables.
"To investigate their anti-cancer effect, induction of apoptosis was tested in human promyelocytic leukemia cells (HL-60), which is a valid model for testing antileukemic or general antitumoral compounds," wrote D.X. Hou and colleagues, Kagoshima University, Agriculture Faculty.
"Of six anthocyanidins representing the aglycons of most of...
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