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Girinimbine for use as anti cancer agent.

Ahmad Bustamam Abdul. (2011) Girinimbine for use as anti cancer agent.

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The present invention relates to novel means of treating hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using a natural compound isolated from the curry leave plant ? 3,3,5-trimethyl-11H-pyrano[3,2-a]carbazole (Girinimbine). The invention thus relates to methods for the prevention and/or treatment of proliferative diseases using the above compound. Further disclosed is the use of girinimbine as a food supplement and/or additive, specifically for daily intake to reduce the risk of developing such a disease. The invention further includes pharmaceutical compositions comprising the active compound, as well as the use of plant material for administration as a therapeutic or as a food supplement.

Item Type:Patent
Keyword:Anti cancer agent; Girinimbine; Therapeutic; Food supplement.
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Application Number:PI2011700075
Filing Date:2011-05-21
ID Code:32120
Deposited By: Suzila Mohamad Kasim
Deposited On:16 Oct 2014 11:52
Last Modified:16 Oct 2014 11:52

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