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Boron trifluoride etherate on silica-A modified lewis acid reagent (VII). Antitumor activity of cannabigerol against human oral epitheloid carcinoma cells


Geraniol (1), olivetol (2), cannabinoids (3 and4) and 5-fluorouracil (5) were tested for their growth inhibitory effects against human oral epitheloid carcinoma cell lines (KB) and NIH 3T3 fibroblasts using two different 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyl-2H-tetrazolium bromide (MTT) assay and sulforhodamine B protein (SRB) assay. Cannabigerol (3) exhibited the highest growth-inhibitory activity against the cancer cell lines.

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Baek, S.H., Kim, Y.O., Kwag, J.S. et al. Boron trifluoride etherate on silica-A modified lewis acid reagent (VII). Antitumor activity of cannabigerol against human oral epitheloid carcinoma cells. Arch. Pharm. Res. 21, 353 (1998).

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Key words

  • Cannabinoid
  • 5-Fluorouracil
  • Cannabigerol
  • Antitumor activity
  • Human oral epitheloid carcinoma cell
  • MTT assay
  • SRB assay