and proapoptotic potential of 4-hydroxynonenal in HeLa cells is associated with its conjugation to cellular proteins.
Methioninase and selenomethionine but not Se-methylselenocysteine generate methylselenol and superoxide in an in vitro chemiluminescent assay: implications for the nutritional carcinostatic
activity of selenoamino acids.
In Chinese medicine, dried mushrooms are used as diuretics and some other species have recently been getting attention as carcinostatic
substances (Mizuno 1995; Wasser and Weis 1999).
Sugars are different from the commonly used chemotherapy agents, and their carcinostatic
effects seem to be based on the stimulation of the immune system.
Propolis is a resinous material elaborated by honey bees (Apis mellifera) well known for its medical effects, including antinflammatory, antiviral, immunostimulatory and carcinostatic
activities (Dobrovoiski et al., 1991).
Work has been done on the transinfluence in Pt(II) chemistry, and there is an interest in the molecular mechanism of carcinostatic
drugs which are coordination compounds, with particular emphasis on the field of Pt(II) chemistry centred around cis-(Pt2Cl2(NH3)2) and the Cu(II) thiosemicarbazone area.
copper complexes," in Metal Ions in Biological Systems, H.
Ganoderma lucidum (GL) is a traditional Chinese medicine known to contribute to various biological and medicinal functions including hypoglycemic, antitumour, carcinostatic
, antimutagenic, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, antiandrogenic, and antiviral properties [1-6].