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July-September 2019| Vol 18| Issue 3

Original Article

Piloquinone, potent cytotoxic compound from Egyptian Streptomyces pilosus SBG-NRC-216

Background and objective Piloquinone shows biological activity as an anticancer and antitrypanosomal agent, and it acts as an inhibitor for monoamine oxidase, the main causative factor of Alzhe...

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Identification of a novel anticancer compound through screening of a drug library on multicellular spheroids

Background and objectives A multicellular cancer spheroid model has proven to mimic the in-vivo tumors more closely compared with the conventionally used monolayer model. Thus, the spheroid mod...

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Biosynthesis of alkaline protease by alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. NPST-AK15 cells immobilized in gel matrices

Background and objectives Proteases are an important group of hydrolytic enzymes catalyzing the hydrolysis of various proteins by cleavage of the peptide bonds between the amino acids residues....

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Does glycogen synthase kinase-3 β signaling pathway has a significant role in date palm pollen cancer therapy?

Background and objective Palm pollen (PP) has attracted much attention for its wide applications as an anticancer natural product due to their high phenolic and flavonoid contents. In the curre...

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In-vitro adventitious root production of Cichorium endivia L. and antioxidants, total phenolic, and total flavonoids assessments

Background and objectives Chicory plant serves as a vegetable with higher nutritional value, having major antioxidant properties. The aim of this work was in-vitro production of adventit...

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