Study on anti-tumor effect of Solanum Lyratum thunb. Extract in S180 tumor-bearing mice

  • Y Guan
  • H Zhao
  • X Yan
  • J Meng
  • W Wang
Keywords: Solanum lyratum Thunb., S<sub>180</sub> sarcoma, tumour inhibition rate

Abstract

The objective of the study was to investigate the anti-tumour effect of ethanol extract of Solanum lyratum Thunb. in S180 tumour-bearing mice, and to preliminarily explore its mechanism of action. Methods: Mice were made into S180Solanum lyratum Thunb. extract had certain tumour inhibitory effect, which can elevate the serum IL-2, TNF-a contents, and increase the thymus and spleen indices to a certain extent. The study concluded that Solanum lyratum Thunb. extract has certain in vivo anti-tumour effect which may be exerted through enhancing the body immunity.

Key words: Solanum lyratum Thunb.; S180 sarcoma; tumour inhibition rate

Published
2013-08-14
Section
Articles

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