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Anticancer effects of leech extract on breast cancer cells

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dc.contributor.author Murzakhmetova, S.
dc.contributor.author Janzakova, D.
dc.contributor.author Mektepbayeva, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-30T04:42:23Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-30T04:42:23Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05
dc.identifier.citation S. Murzakhmetova, D. Janzakova, D. Mektepbayeva. 2016. Anticancer effects of leech extract on breast cancer cells. Abstract book. 4 th International Scientific Conference “Regenerative medicine & healthy aging”. National Laboratory Astana, Nazarbayev University. http://nur.nu.edu.kz/handle/123456789/1500 ru_RU
dc.identifier.uri http://nur.nu.edu.kz/handle/123456789/1500
dc.description.abstract Throughout the history of humanity, leech therapy appeared as a procedure in medicine all over the world. The very first use of leech in human treatment was mentioned in Eqypt 3500 years ago. In 2004, Food and Drug Administration approved leeches as medical devices and, nowadays, leeches are used in treatment of diseases, such as hypertension, varicose ulcer, thrombophlebitis and musculoskeletal diseases. In this experiment we are trying to see whether the leech saliva extract (LSE) has anti-cancer effects on MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Several studies were conducted previously that have shown positive effects of LSE on cancer cells. Warfarin and heparin from the extract are found to have antimetastatic effect. Experiments on lung tumor cells also indicated inhibitory effect of LSE. ru_RU
dc.language.iso en ru_RU
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ *
dc.subject cancer ru_RU
dc.subject breast cancer ru_RU
dc.subject leech ru_RU
dc.subject proliferation ru_RU
dc.subject viability ru_RU
dc.subject soft agar ru_RU
dc.title Anticancer effects of leech extract on breast cancer cells ru_RU
dc.type Abstract ru_RU


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