Bioactivity Screening of Mulberry Leaf Extracts and two Related Flavonoids in Combination with Cisplatin on Human Gastric Adenocarcinoma Cells.
Iran J Pharm Res. 2020 ;19(2):371-382. PMID: 33224244
The successful therapy strategy of gastric cancer is defined as devastating the cancerous cells without exposing systematic toxicity and undesirable side effects. One strategy to overcome cancer treatment related difficulties could be combination therapy with natural products with anticancer drugs to introduce effective antitumor effects in addition to reduce undesirable side effects. In this regard, different extracts of mulberry leaf, isoquercetin and rutin as the extracted flavonoids from, mulberry, in single dose as well as in combination with cisplatin against gastric cancer cell line were applied. This innovative treatment led to cytotoxic effect on gastric cancer cells in a synergistic manner. The findings anticipated that these herbal products have exceptional potential for future gastric cancer investigations and therapy.