ANTITUMOR ACTIVITY OF FICUS
WANG Yi-Xian ZHANG Xiang-Lian GAO Ling ZHANG Qin-FenKANG Shen-Hai(Jiangsu Institute of Cancer Research, Nanjing 210009) WANG Yi-Lin MA Kai JIANG Wei-Bing WANG Liang-Ju(Nanjing Agronomic University)
Antitumor Activity of varions kinds of Ficus was studied. It was shown that the extracts from ripe fruit of Ficus (Nannong No.1 and Turkey brown) possessed anti-tumor effect, the inhibition rates of growth of Ehrlich (solid) tumor, Sarcoma 180, Hepatpma, Lewis Lung Cancer, were 53.81% 41.82% 44.44% and 48.85%, respectively. No toxictiy was observed in the experiments.Ficus offered significant enhancement of Immune activities.