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A Potential Anti-Tumor Herb Bred in a Tropical Fruit: Insight into the Chemical Components and Pharmacological Effects of Momordicae Semen

Molecules : a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry

Oct 31, 2019

Xiao-Rong XuDing-Kun Zhang

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Gac fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis Spreng) is a popular tropical fruit in southeast Asia. What is amazing is that its seeds (Momordicae Semen) and arils are traditional herbs with anti-tumor activity, and have protected human health for more than 1000 years. In recent years, its anti-...read more

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A Potential Anti-Tumor Herb Bred in a Tropical Fruit: Insight into the Chemical Components and Pharmacological Effects of Momordicae Semen

Molecules : a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry

Oct 31, 2019

Xiao-Rong XuDing-Kun Zhang

PMID: 31683690

DOI: 10.3390/molecules24213949

Abstract

Gac fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis Spreng) is a popular tropical fruit in southeast Asia. What is amazing is that its seeds (Momordicae Semen) and arils are traditional herbs with anti-tumor activity, and have protected human health for more than 1000 years. In recent years, its anti-...read more

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Alternative Medicine
Antioxidants
Malignant Neoplasm of Breast
Malignant Neoplasms
Carcinoma

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