By John M. Pezzuto PhD, Jerome W. Kosmeder II PhD, Eun-Jung Park PhD, Sang Kook Lee PhD (auth.), Gary J. Kelloff MD, Ernest T. Hawk MD, MPH, Caroline C. Sigman PhD (eds.)
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As shown in Table 2, we originally noted activity with an extract of Cassia quinquangulata, a plant collected in Peru, using cyclooxygenase as a molecular target. The active principle, resveratrol, 30 Pezzuto et al. Table 8 Selective Chemopreventive Agents Identified From Natural Products Plant/Source Compounds Brucea javanica Casimiroa edulis Brusatol Zapotin Cassia quinquangulata Targets Efficacy Carcinogenesis Active Active HL-60 Colon Resveratrol Differentiation (HL-60) Differentiation (HL-60) apoptosis COX inhibition Active Mundulea sericea Deguelin Ornithine decarboxylase Active Brassica spp.
Following transfer to a 96-well plate (Nunc-Immuno Plate Maxisorp, Rochester, NY; Fisher, Itasca, IL) coated with a goat anti-mouse IgG (Jackson Immuno Research Laboratories, West Grove, PA), the tracer (PGE2-acetylcholinesterase, Cayman Chemical, Ann Arbor, MI) and primary antibody (mouse anti-PGE2, Monsanto, St. Louis, MO) are added. 05% Tween-20. 0 at 412 nm. A standard curve with PGE2 (Cayman Chemical) is generated on the same plate, which is used to quantify the PGE2 levels produced in the presence of test samples.