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The evaluation on anticancer properties from kenaf seeds oil from different varieties

Amid, Azura and Jamal, Parveen and Mohamad, Nurul Elyani and Engku Abdullah, Engku Hasmah (2011) The evaluation on anticancer properties from kenaf seeds oil from different varieties. In: Current Research and Development in Biotechnology Engineering at IIUM (volume II). IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 9-15. ISBN 978-967-418-151-2

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Abstract

Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) from the family of Malvaceae is a valuable fibre plant native to India and Africa. Kenaf is composed of various active components including tannins, polyphenolics, alkaloids, essential oils and steroids. In this study, kenaf seeds oil was used as a material in observing the anticancer activity on MCF-7 cancer cells line and finding the optimum parameter to extract the oil that give the highest anticancer activity. Three varieties of kenaf seeds were utilized and their seeds were screened for their anticancer properties. Khon kaen shows the highest anticancer activity with the ICso value of 229.17 ~g/mL.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3688/20694
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anticancer, Kenaf seeds oil, MCF-7 cells line
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Azura Amid
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 15:32
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2012 15:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20694

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