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Screening anti-cancer compounds from palm oil industrial wastes

Ahmad Raus, Raha and Shamsudin, Syamsa Shazwan and Jamal, Parveen (2011) Screening anti-cancer compounds from palm oil industrial wastes. In: Current Research and Development in Biotechnology Engineering at IIUM (volume II). IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 326-331. ISBN 978-967-418-151-2

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Abstract

In this srudy. ami-nlmor promoting activity against breast cancer cells (MCF7) of palm oil industrial waSIl'S crudc cxtracl was inwstigated. Methanol and waleI' extracts of lhe industrial wasIl'S ,,'crc lestI'd using MTT assay. Thc mosl active exlracl for inhibition of lhe prolifcrdlion of breast cancer cell was mcthanolic extract of palm leaf waSIl'. All of the other industrial waSle extracts also showed anli-eancer aClivily excepl for aqueous extl'llcf of palm oil mill effluenl (POME), wilh respect to thesc results. palm leaf wastes coutd he studied funher for their potential 10 treat breast canccr ceUs.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3911/20818
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anti-tumor activily. MIT assay. Eloies guineensis. empty fruit bunch (EFB), palm oil mill effluem (POME).
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Raha Ahmad Raus
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2012 07:37
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2012 07:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20818

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