Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 8th, 2003
"Although alkaloids from the family Aizoaceae have anticancer activity, species of this family have received little attention," researchers in Portugal noted.
"Because these alkaloids also exhibit properties normally associated with compounds that have activity at the level of the plasma membrane, a methanol extract of Carpobrotus edulis, a common plant found along the Portuguese coast, was studied for properties normally associated with plasma membrane active compounds," according to D. Ordway and colleagues at the New...
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