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Evaluation of Xanthohumol as a potent drug from nature: Synthesis, isolation and anticancer activity

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2019    |    PP. 1-19    |PDF (809 K)|    Pub. Date: March 20, 2019
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Author(s)
Kyriaki S. Pafiti, University of Nicosia, Department of Life Sciences, P.O. Box 24005, 1700, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Manolis Ch. Vlasiou, University of Cyprus, Department of Chemistry, P.O. Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus.

Abstract
In this paper we are reviewing the potent anticancer activity of xanthohumol (XN) molecule and its analogues. The anticancer activity is explained according to the mechanisms of action of the molecule on tumour cells. We also comparing the isolation techniques and the synthetic routes that have been developed as far as now, indicating the most reasonable way of taking this molecule for preliminary studies. Finally, we are giving our opinion of future research that it is preferable to been followed based on these findings.

Keywords
xantohumol, synthesis, isolation, anticancer

Cite this paper
Kyriaki S. Pafiti, Manolis Ch. Vlasiou, Evaluation of Xanthohumol as a potent drug from nature: Synthesis, isolation and anticancer activity, SCIREA Journal of Chemistry. Vol. 4 , No. 1 , 2019 , pp. 1 - 19 .

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