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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2005 Aug;30(15):1147-50.

[Progress in research on anthocyanidin components in Chinese traditional medicine against neoplasm].

[Article in Chinese]

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  • 1Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310016, China.


Anthocyanidin is a type of the plant pigments distributed very extensively, in traditional Chinese herbal products as well. In this review was introduced the recently progress in the anti-cancer trials of anthocyanidins, including the anti-oxidation, the prevention of DNA strand scission, stimulation of cell differentiation, induction of cell apoptosis, interference of regulation of cell proliferation, anti-angiogenic property etc, and the research of anti-cancer mechanisms of anthocyanidin and its structure-activity relationship, pointed the foreground of research and development of anti-cancer medicine.

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