Search for a new cancer remedy leads to plant world

Delevett, Peter
June 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);6/03/96, Vol. 16 Issue 48, p19
Reports on a partnership between the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Louisiana Tech's School of Forestry and LSU Medical Center's Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center researchers to produce and test plant extracts called camptothecins found to be effective against cancer. Botanical sources of plant compounds; Chinese herbalists' use of camptothecins. INSET: Untitled (herbal medicine), by P.D..


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