Published in Cancer Weekly, May 4th, 2004
"Five abietane diterpenes were isolated from a hexane extract obtained from the roots of Aegiphila lhotzkyana and identified as uncinatone, cyrtophyllone B, teunvicenone E, sugiol and 12,16-epoxy-1 1,14-dihydroxy-6-methoxy-17(15 - 16)-abeo-abieta-5,8, 11,13,15-pentaene-3,7-dione. The last compound has only been described for this species," researchers in Brazil wrote.
"These compounds were tested for their anti proliferative effects on tumor cell lines using the 3(4,5-dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2,5-diphenyl-2H-tetrazolium bromide (MTT) assay and on sea urchin...
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