Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) as a Promising Chemoprotective Agent for Liver Therapy

Author's: Muhammad Naeem Iqbal, Asfa Ashraf
Authors' Affiliations
The School of Life Sciences, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China; Pakistan Science Mission (PSM), Narowal (Noor Kot 51770), Pakistan.
Article Type: Perspectives     Published: Jan. 31, 2020 Pages: Online first
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Abstract:

There is a great interest in combining anticancer drugs with natural products aiming at maximizing their efficacy while minimizing systemic toxicity. Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) was used against chemotherapy-induced organ toxicity. Screening for natural substances with chemopreventive properties in order to reduce the negative effects of chemotherapeutic drugs is very urgent.

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Citation: Iqbal, M.N., Ashraf, A., 2020. Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) as a Promising Chemoprotective Agent for Liver Therapy. PSM Biol. Res., 5(1): BR-2020-015.

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