ANTICANCER AND IMMUNE-BOOSTING ACTIVITIES OF Moringa SPECIES

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AMAL A. E. IBRAHIM

Abstract

Cancer is the leading cause of death globally. Imitative drugs are prescribed to patients caused severe adverse effects that caused weakness and losing power of patients. Although many drugs used against several types of cancer, more specific agents with lower side effects are necessary. Natural medicinal plants are used as antitumor and chemo-preventive agents in numerous experimental models of carcinogenesis. Moringa tree have shown to be effective against several ailments including cancer which was attributed to its bioactive constituents. These phytochemical compounds proved that they have potential anticancer agents. However, proliferation and the induction of apoptosis are regulated by several mechanisms. The current review will discuss the mechanism by which Moringa could fight different types of cancer and its role as an immune-boosting agent.

Keywords:
Moringa, anticancer activity, immune-boosting activity, mechanism of action.

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IBRAHIM, A. A. E. (2020). ANTICANCER AND IMMUNE-BOOSTING ACTIVITIES OF Moringa SPECIES. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 5(3), 5-26. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/1694
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