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Physalis peruviana against Colon Cancer
In their work, highlighted on the front cover, Physalis peruviana arrests the growth of HT-29 colon cancer cells in the G0/G1 phase of the cell cycle at low concentrations (0.5 and 1 μM) and induces apoptosis at higher concentrations (5 and 10 μM). Growth arrest is accompanied by modulation of a relatively complex array of survival and oncogenic proteins. Therefore, 4HWE is a plausible candidate for cancer treatment by regulating multiple proteins.and co-workers show that 4β-hydroxywithanolide E (4HWE) isolated from
Fish Oil against Gastritis
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a representative ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in fish oil, is demonstrated to inhibit Helicobacter pylori-induced phosphorylation and subsequent nuclear translocation of STAT3 in human gastric epithelial cells. The research by DHA consumption may have protective effects against gastritis caused by H. pylori infection.suggests that