Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 8th, 2006
According to recent research from the People's Republic of China, "Five hydroxyanthraquinone compounds were purified from Chinese medicinal herb rhubarb by microwave-assisted extraction and silica gel column isolation. Their structures were identified by spectroscopic analysis."
"One of them, emodin, was found to block the ERK phosphorylation of PC3 cells at 20 mcM. And two other compounds had potent proliferation inhibitory activity on A431 and PC3 cells at 20 mcM. Furthermore, crude extracts revealed an antifungal...
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