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Anti-tumor promoting activity of selected agricultural industrial wastes

Ahmad Raus, Raha and Shamsuddin, Syamsa Syazwan and Muhammad, Muhammad Haziz (2008) Anti-tumor promoting activity of selected agricultural industrial wastes. In: 11th Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Seminar, 21 - 22 October 2008, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

In this study, anti-tumor promoting activity against breast cancer cells (MCF7) of rice and palm oil industrial wastes crude extract was investigated. Methanol and water extracts of both agriculture industrial wastes were tested using MTT assay. The most active extract for inhibition of the proliferation of breast cancer cell was aqueous extract of rice mixture wastes. None of the palm oil industrial wastes showed significant antitumor promoting activity except for the methanolic extract of palm leaf waste. With respect to these results, several of the agriculture industrial wastes could be studied further for their potential to treat breast cancer cells.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3911/29276
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anti-tumor activity, MTT assay, Elaies guineensis, Oryza sativa
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Raha Ahmad Raus
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2013 09:49
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2013 19:19
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/29276

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