Inhibition of Oral Carcinogenesis by Citrus Flavonoids


Six citrus flavonoids were tested for antineoplastic activity. The hamster cheek pouch model was utilized, and the solutions of the flavonoids (2.0-2.5%) and the solution of the carcinogen, 7,12-...

Anti-hepatitis C Virus Effect of Citrus Unshiu Peel and Its Active Ingredient Nobiletin


We investigated the effects of water and ethyl acetate extracts of Citrus unshiu peel (Aurantii Nobilis pericarpium) on hepatitis C virus (HCV) absorption in MOLT-4 cells (a human lymphoblastoid ...

Antiproliferative Effects of Citrus Limonoids Against Human Neuroblastoma and Colonic Adenocarcinoma Cells


Abstract: Limonoids, a family of triterpenoids with putative anticancer properties, occur in fruits as glucosides and aglycones. Both highly purified forms were isolated from seeds and molasses o...

Citrus Compounds Inhibit Inflammation- and Obesity-Related Colon Carcinogenesis in Mice


Dietary polyphenols are important potential chemopreventive natural agents. Other agents, such as citrus compounds, are also candidates for cancer chemopreventives. They act on multiple key eleme...



Focuses on modified citrus pectin (MCP), a commercially available supplement that has been shown to inhibit cancer cell matastasis, lower cholesterol and remove toxic metals from the body. Impac...

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