Anti-tumor activities of decursinol angelate and decursin fromAngelica gigas
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Thein vivo anti-tumor activities of decursinol angelate (1) and decursin (2) isolated from the roots ofAngelica gigas were investigated. These two compounds, when administered consecutively for 9 days at 50 and 100 mg/kg i.p. in mice, caused a significant increase in the life span and a significant decrease in the tumor weight and volume of mice inoculated with Sarcoma-180 tumor cells. These results suggest that decursinol angelate (1) and decursin (2) fromA. gigas have anti-tumor activities.
Key wordsAngelica gigas Umbelliferae Anti-tumor activity Decursinol angelate Decursin
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