Anti-Tumor-Promoting Activities of Triterpenoid Glycosides; Cancer Chemoprevention by Saponins

  • Takao Konoshima
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 404)


The mechanism of chemical carcinogenesis has been explained by either a two-stage theory or a multi-stage theory which consists of initiation, promotion and progression stages.1 In these stages, the promotion stage is long-term and reversible reaction, and the development of anti-tumor-promoters has been regarded as the most effective method for the chemoprevention of cancer.


Panax Ginseng Raji Cell MeOH Extract Hyperplastic Nodule Panax Notoginseng 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takao Konoshima
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  1. 1.Kyoto Pharmaceutical UniversityJapan

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