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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 721285, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/721285
Research Article

Sesquiterpene Lactones Isolated from Elephantopus scaber L. Inhibits Human Lymphocyte Proliferation and the Growth of Tumour Cell Lines and Induces Apoptosis In Vitro

1Phytochemistry and Phytopharmacology Division, Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram 695 562, India
2Organic Chemistry Division, National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), CSIR, Thiruvananthapuram 695 019, India
3Ethnopharmacology Division, Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram 695 562, India
4Cancer Research Division, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram 695 011, India

Received 19 July 2011; Revised 28 October 2011; Accepted 29 October 2011

Academic Editor: Ikhlas A. Khan

Copyright © 2012 B. S. Geetha 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.

How to Cite this Article

B. S. Geetha, Mangalam S. Nair, P. G. Latha, and P. Remani, “Sesquiterpene Lactones Isolated from Elephantopus scaber L. Inhibits Human Lymphocyte Proliferation and the Growth of Tumour Cell Lines and Induces Apoptosis In Vitro,” Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol. 2012, Article ID 721285, 8 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/721285