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- Purup, Stig; Larsen, Eric; Christensen, Lars P.
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2009 v.57 no.18 pp. 8290-8296
- polyacetylenes; carrots; human cell lines; intestinal mucosa; Panax quinquefolius; colorectal neoplasms; antineoplastic agents; cell proliferation; bioactive properties
- ... Quantitative major polyacetylenes of carrots (falcarinol and falcarindiol) and American ginseng roots (falcarinol and panaxydol) were isolated and tested in human intestinal epithelial cells of normal (FHs 74 Int.) and cancer (Caco-2) origin. A hormesis effect was seen for all isolated polyacetylenes when added to Caco-2 cells in concentrations ranging from 1 ng/mL to 20 μg/mL. The relative inhibi ...
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