Compound in North American Botanical Oplopanax horridus Inhibits Colorectal Tumor Growth in Mouse Model and Human Cells

A new compound isolated from the Pacific Northwest shrub Oplopanax horridus, sometimes called Alaskan ginseng or devil’s club, showed beneficial effects on human colorectal cells in a recent laboratory study. The study, funded in part by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health and involving researchers from the University of Chicago and two Chinese universities―Central South University and University of Macau, was published in the journal Nutrients.
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