Past Issue

Volume 12, Supplement 1,Winter 2011 (Presented at The 1st International Student Congress) Pages: 22-23

O-10: Inhibition of Angiogenesis, a Novel Effect of Ficus Carica Latex Extract


Angiogenesis, the formation of new blood vessels, is a key process in cancer development and metastasis, psoriasis, corneal neovascularization and other angiogenic depended diseases. In this study, antiangiogenesis potential of Ficus carica Latex extract has been investigated using human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC).