Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 11th, 2005
According to a study from South Korea, "CR has been used traditionally in Korea to promote the Liver Qi activity and the function of digestive system. We investigated whether the immature peels of Citrus reticulata Blanco (Rutaceae) induced cell-death on SNU-C4, human colon cancer cells. Cytotoxicity of CR was assessed by 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide (MTT) assay."
"The cell death was identified as apoptosis using 4,6-diamidineo-2-phenylindole (DAPI) staining and terminal deoxy-nucleotidyl transferase (TdT)-mediated dUTP...
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