Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 12th, 2006
Study 1: Flavonoids purified from Rhus verniciflua Stokes inhibited cell growth and induced apoptosis in human osteosarcoma (HOS) cells.
According to recent research from South Korea, "Many studies have suggested that dietary flavonoids are anticancer agents that induce the apoptosis of cancer cells. However, the effects of flavonoids on the induction of apoptosis in osteosarcoma cells are unclear. Previously, a flavonoid fraction, consisting mainly of protocatechuic acid, fustin, fisetin, sulfuretin, and butein, herein named RCMF (the RVS chloroform-methanol fraction),...
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