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Biochemical investigation of anti-cancer activity of Tulbaghia violacea
Natural products have been a source of many pharmaceutical drugs and a number of drugs that are currently used in the treatment of cancer are derivatives of compounds originally isolated from natural products. There is ...
Investigation of anti-cancer potential of Pleiocarpa pycnantha leaves
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
The Apocynaceae family is well known for its potential anticancer activity. Pleiocarpamine isolated from the Apocynaceae family and a constituent of Pleiocarpa pycnantha has been reported for anti-cancer activity. Prompted ...
Investigating the anti-cancer activity of novel phenothiazines in glioblastoma
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) remains the most malignant of all primary adult brain tumours. It is a highly invasive and vascularized neoplasm with limited treatment options and very low survival rate. GBM tumours are ...
Peptide functionalised gold nanorods for the selective eradication of target cells using photothermal therapy
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death, worldwide. Mortality tolls are estimated to reach approximately 13.1 million in 2030. These statistics suggest that current therapeutic strategies are not effective. This is ...