| || || Plant extracts | Therapeutic use, Annona | Therapeutic use, Medicinal plants.|
| || || Cytotoxicity of ethanolic extract of soursop fruit and leaves on cultured cancer breast (MCF-7) and colon (Colo-205) cell lines|
Author: Trikam, Mitesh.
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Subject: Plant extracts | Therapeutic use, Annona | Therapeutic use, Medicinal plants.
Call No.: Pac RS 160 .T75 2018
Copyright:10-20% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission
Abstract: In Fiji, Annona muricata (soursop) is used as a traditional medicine for treatment of cancer. This plant has been noted to consist of antioxidants which can help in fighting cancer. Many studies have confirmed that A. muricata processes an anti-cancer properties. This study focuses on the anti-cancer potential of the ethanolic extract of soursop fruit and leaves on breast and colon cancer cell lines, as breast and colon cancers are the two causes of deaths in Fiji.