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Cytotoxic Flavonoids

Posted by naturalproductman on March 22, 2010

Shigetoshi Kadota and co-workers at the University of Toyama have recently reported in the Journal of Natural Products on the isolation of the flavonoid, (7′′R)-8-[1-(4′-hydroxy-3′-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-en-1-yl]galangin, from the plant, Mexican propolis.  This aromatic compound was found to have an PC50 value of against PANC-1 human pancreatic cells.

flavonoid


JNP paper

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