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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 721402, 12 pages
Research Article

Evaluating Medicinal Plants for Anticancer Activity

1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC), Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
2Louis L. Borick Natural Medicine Research Center, Hadassah Medical Organization, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
3Arava Institute of Environmental Studies, Kibbutz Ketura, 88840 DN Eilot, Israel

Received 29 July 2014; Revised 14 October 2014; Accepted 17 October 2014; Published 13 November 2014

Academic Editor: Thomas Efferth

Copyright © 2014 Elisha Solowey 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.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Material describes the screen of 17 plants that were initially selected and tested for anti-cancer activity based on their historical and traditional use in treating cancer. This screen was the basis for selecting the most effective plant extracts that were further studied in details for their anti-cancer activity.

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