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- Rigano, Daniela; Marrelli, Mariangela; Formisano, Carmen; Menichini, Francesco; Senatore, Felice; Bruno, Maurizio; Conforti, Filomena
- Natural product research 2017 v.31 no.4 pp. 436-444
- 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl; Ballota nigra; antioxidant activity; breast neoplasms; chemical composition; cytotoxicity; essential oils; gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; hepatoma; human cell lines; humans; inhibitory concentration 50; neoplasm cells; oils; phytopharmaceuticals; sesquiterpenoids
- ... Three Ballota species, Ballota undulata , Ballota saxatilis and Ballota nigra ssp. foetida , were investigated for their cytotoxicity against two human cancer cells, hepatoma HepG2 cell line and breast cancer MCF-7 cell line, and for their antioxidant activity. The chemical composition of essential oils was studied by GC and GC–MS. Sesquiterpenes were the main constituents. The most antiproliferat ...