A review on anticancer potential of Quercus infectoria and its bioactive compounds

Authors

  • Illyana Ismail School of Biomedicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak Campus, 21300 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, MALAYSIA
  • Veshalini Kasiraja School of Biomedicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak Campus, 21300 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, MALAYSIA
  • Hasmah Abdullah Biomedicine Programme, School of Health Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kota Bharu Kelantan, MALAYSIA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51248/.v41i4.298

Keywords:

Quercus infectoria, anticancer, tannic acid, gallic acid, ellagic acid

Abstract

Cancer is a life-threatening disease if not diagnosed and treated early. Available cancer treatments with undesirable side effects have led to the search for safer and more effective treatments. Therapeutic intervention using plant-derived natural products have been of great interest these days. Many plant-derived phytochemicals have been implicated with anticancer activities. Quercus infectoria is one of the prominent candidates for its chemopreventive mechanisms of action in cancer. Worldwide, this plant has been used in various medicinal purposes. Based on the available data from previous scientific researches, this review focuses on the anticancer potentials of Q. infectoria, as well as its bioactive compounds such as tannic acid, gallic acid and ellagic acid. This review will trigger of generating new insights into possible application of this plant in cancer therapy. 

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2021-12-31

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Ismail I, Kasiraja V, Abdullah H. A review on anticancer potential of Quercus infectoria and its bioactive compounds. Biomedicine [Internet]. 2021Dec.31 [cited 2022Jan.20];41(4):701-5. Available from: https://biomedicineonline.org/index.php/home/article/view/298