Neem Extract Proved To Be Best Treatment Agent For Pancreatic Cancer

Neem Extract Proved To Be Best Treatment Agent For Pancreatic Cancer

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  • Post By : Microbioz India
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  • Date: 16 February, 2015

Indian tree Neem (Azadirachta indica) is well known and famous medicinal plant commonly found in India is again proved to be best agent for treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Researcher from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso recently published a research study over concern concept. Scientists targetedNimbolide  a compound found in neem leaves which is play an important role in controlling pancreatic cancer. The study published inScientific Reports.

"The promise nimbolide has shown is amazing, and the specificity of the treatment towards cancer cells over normal cells is very intriguing," says Raj kumar Lakshmanaswamy, Ph.D., an associate professor in TTUHSC El Paso's Center of Emphasis in Cancer.

The experimental work done in mice. The pancreatic cancer is one of chronic cancer among all and have mortality rate of 94% there is no any treatment available for treating patients suffering with pancreatic cancer.

According to study,

Nimbolide treatments also induced cancer cell death, causing the size and number of pancreatic cancer cell colonies to drop by 80 percent. "Nimbolide seems to attack pancreatic cancer from all angles," Lakshmanaswamy says.

Story Source: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

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Journal References

Ramadevi Subramani, Elizabeth Gonzalez, Arunkumar Arumugam, Sushmita Nandy, Viviana Gonzalez, Joshua Medel, Fernando Camacho, Andrew Ortega, Sandrine Bonkoungou, Mahesh Narayan, Alok kumar Dwivedi, Raj kumar Lakshmanaswamy. Nimbolide inhibits pancreatic cancer growth and metastasis through ROS-mediated apoptosis and inhibition of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Scientific Reports, 2016; 6: 19819 DOI: 10.1038/srep19819

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