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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 165037, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/165037
Research Article

In Vitro Antiproliferative Effect of the Acetone Extract of Rubus fairholmianus Gard. Root on Human Colorectal Cancer Cells

Laser Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, P.O. Box 17011, Doornfontein 2028, South Africa

Received 16 February 2015; Accepted 12 May 2015

Academic Editor: Anne Hamburger

Copyright © 2015 Blassan Plackal Adimuriyil George 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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