Nigella sativa and Cancer: A Review Focusing on Breast Cancer, Inhibition of Metastasis and Enhancement of Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity


KORAK T. , ERGÜL E. , SAZCI A.

CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, cilt.21, ss.1176-1185, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2174/1389201021666200430120453
  • Dergi Adı: CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1176-1185

Özet

Background: In the last decade, there have been accumulating data that the use of medicinal plants could bring additional benefits to the supportive treatment of various diseases. Nigella sativa (N. sativa, family Ranunculaceae) is one of these plants that has attracted considerable interest. The extracts and seeds of N. sativa and its active component thymoquinone have been studied extensively and the results suggest that N..cativa might carry some therapeutic potential for many diseases, including cancer.