Cytotoxic Activity of Kenaf Seed Oils from Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Fluid Extraction towards Human Colorectal Cancer (HT29) Cell Lines

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Abd Ghafar, Siti Aisyah; Ismail, Maznah; Saiful Yazan, Latifah; Fakurazi, Sharida; Ismail, Norsharina; Chan, Kim Wei; Md Tahir, Paridah;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine,volume 2,013 (issn: 1741-427X, eissn: 1741-4288)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2013/549705, pmc: PMC3626181
  • Subject: Other systems of medicine | Research Article | RZ201-999 | Article Subject

Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) from the family Malvaceae, is a valuable fiber plant native to India and Africa and is currently planted as the fourth commercial crop in Malaysia. Kenaf seed oil contains alpha-linolenic acid, phytosterol such as β-sitosterol, vitamin E, and... View more
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