Antitumor activity of Ankaferd Blood Stopper (R) on MCF-7 breast cancer: A proteomic approach to ascertain the mechanism of the action


Zeki O. C. , NENNİ M., ÇELEBİER M., ÖNCÜL S., ERCAN A., SÜSLÜ İ., ...More

JOURNAL OF HERBAL MEDICINE, vol.28, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hermed.2021.100449
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HERBAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Ankaferd Blood Stopper (R) (ABS) is a non-toxic product comprising solely herbal extracts. It is approved by the Turkish Ministry of Health to be used to stop external and internal bleeding immediately. Together with its wound healing and antimicrobial features; the anti-neoplastic effect of the compound on different cancer types was also demonstrated previously. This study aimed to explore the anti-tumor effect of ABS on the MCF-7 breast cancer cell line.