Saima Parveen

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Бахавалпура, Punjab, Pakistan

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Publications (2)4.08 Total impact

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    Azhar Rasul · Saima Parveen · Tonghui Ma

    Full-text · Article · Mar 2012 · Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology
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    Azhar Rasul · Saima Parveen · Tonghui Ma
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    ABSTRACT: Currently an ample interest is found among oncologists to explore anticancer compounds from herbs. Sesquiterpene lactones have accredited significant attention in pharmacological research. Costunolide is a well-known sesquiterpene lactone present in plants used as popular herbal remedy. Several plant-derived compounds are currently successfully employed in cancer treatment. Growing evidences demonstrated that costunolide possesses anticancer activities by inhibiting cell proliferation, tumor invasion, angiogenesis, metastasis and inducing apoptosis of a variety of tumor cell lines. This review is aimed to summarize the recent researches about costunolide focusing on anti-tumor activity and to lay emphasis on its molecular targets and its mechanisms, which may help the further design and conduct of preclinical and clinical trials.
    Preview · Article · Jan 2012 · International Journal of Oncology

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9 Citations
4.08 Total Impact Points

Institutions

  • 2012
    • The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
      • Department of Chemistry
      Бахавалпура, Punjab, Pakistan