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


Norooznezhad AH *, Mostafaie A , Mansouri K , Mohammadi Motlagh HR ,

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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).