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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 702869, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/702869
Research Article

Methanolic Extracts of Bitter Melon Inhibit Colon Cancer Stem Cells by Affecting Energy Homeostasis and Autophagy

1Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard MS 3040, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
2University of Kansas Cancer Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard MS 3040, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
3Department of Pharmacognosy, Vels University, Pallavaram, Chennai 600117, India
4Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Received 18 September 2012; Revised 21 January 2013; Accepted 29 January 2013

Academic Editor: Mani Vasudevan

Copyright © 2013 Deep Kwatra 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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