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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 8540640, 10 pages
Research Article

Cytotoxic and Apoptotic Activities of Methanolic Subfractions of Scrophularia oxysepala against Human Breast Cancer Cell Line

1Immunology Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, International Branch of Aras, Tabriz, Iran
3Medical Plant Processing Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
4Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
5Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Laboratories, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

Received 18 November 2015; Revised 20 January 2016; Accepted 27 January 2016

Academic Editor: Victor Kuete

Copyright © 2016 Mona Orangi 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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