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A plant flavonoid to inhibit cell proliferation by arresting the cell cycle at the G2/M phase. Inhibition of growth through cell cycle arrest andinoduction of p53. Inhibitory effects on tumor promotion may also be due to inhibition of kinase activity.
Plant: Apigenin is found in celery (Apium graveolens), chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla), dahlias and henna (Lawsonia inermis), among others.
- Is a light yellow plant pigment from the group of flavones
- Towards malignant tumors, apigenin exhibits cytostatic activity by arresting the cell cycle of proliferation in the G2/M phase
- Furthermore, it is an inhibitor of estrogen synthetase in humans
- Apigenin shows sedative and anti-anxiety effects in animal models
We open up new dimensions with phytochemicals Secondary phytochemicals are not essential for plants, but still perform important functions. These substances serve as protection against herbivores or pathogens, but also ...
Secondary Plant Ingredients
Secondary metabolites in plants are active plant ingredients, also called phytochemicals.. The demand for Phytochemicals is constantly growing not only for reference substances (for quality tests) , but for high purity ...