Baicalin Regulates Proliferation, Apoptosis, Migration, and Invasion in Mesothelioma.

CONCLUSIONS These results highlight the roles of baicalin in inhibiting cell growth, migration, and invasion of mesothelioma cells while increasing apoptosis and sensitizing cells to chemotherapeutic agents through the PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling pathway, which indicates that baicalin could be a useful drug for mesothelioma therapy. PMID: 31670317 [PubMed - in process]
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