Published in Cancer Weekly, August 1st, 2000
"Besides providing a dependable, long-term supply of the anti-cancer drug, the new extraction method, if adopted, could turn the American mayapple into a new alternative crop for U.S. growers," Horn said.
ARS and University of Mississippi scientists developed the new extraction method.
The near-extinct Asian plant, Podophyllyum emodi, is a cousin of the mayapple found in the United States. The...
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