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2019 Nov 15

BMC Complement Altern Med



Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen Stapf sprout extract induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human cervical carcinoma cells.


Son E S, Kim S-H, Kim Y O, Lee Y E, Kyung S Y, Jeong S H, Kim Y, Park J-W
BMC Complement Altern Med. 2019 Nov 15; 19(1):312.
PMID: 31729992.


Cervical cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related mortality in females. Coix lacryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen (Rom.Caill.) Stapf ex Hook. f. is the most widely recognized medicinal herb for its remedial effects against inflammation, endocrine system dysfunctions, warts, chapped skin, rheumatism, and neuralgia and is also a nourishing food.