carcinostatic


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carcinostatic

of or pertaining to the slowing or stopping of the growth of a carcinoma.
See also: Cancer
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The carcinostatic and proapoptotic potential of 4-hydroxynonenal in HeLa cells is associated with its conjugation to cellular proteins.
In Chinese medicine, dried mushrooms are used as diuretics and some other species have recently been getting attention as carcinostatic substances (Mizuno 1995; Wasser and Weis 1999).