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The fruit of Alpinia oxyphylla, an herb commonly used in East Asian medicine, is variously used for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory conditions, which may possibly be mediated through anti-angiogensis. This study aims to check for anti-angiogenic functions in the herb.
School of Life Sciences, Institute of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, P.R.China.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of ethnopharmacology
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