Int J Mol Med. 1999 Jul;4(1):29-32.
Apoptosis induced by propolis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line.
Choi YH1, Lee WY, Nam SY, Choi KC, Park YE.
Propolis has been reported to exhibit a wide spectrum of activities including antibiotic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, immunostimulatory and tumor carcinostatic properties. We showed propolis induced apoptosis in a human hepatoma cell line (SNU449) by FITC-Annexin V/PI staining. We also compared the apoptosis inducing effect between Korean and Commercial (Sigma # p-1010) propolis. There was no difference on apoptosis between them.
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