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Advances in Pharmacological Sciences
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 512931, 7 pages
Inhibition of Growth and Induction of Apoptosis in Fibrosarcoma Cell Lines by Echinophora platyloba DC: In Vitro Analysis
1Drug Applied Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2Immunology Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
3Department of Immunology, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
4Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutics, Department of Medicinal Plants Research Center, Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR, Karaj, Iran
5Department of Food and Drug Control, School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
6Plant Breeding and Biotechnology Department, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
Received 28 August 2012; Revised 7 December 2012; Accepted 17 December 2012
Academic Editor: Robert Gogal
Copyright © 2013 Fatemeh Zare Shahneh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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