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NCI Drug Dictionary


herba scutellaria barbata 
A Chinese herb isolated from the plant Scutellaria barbata D. Don (Lamiaceae) with potential antineoplastic activity. Containing the antioxidant flavone scutellarin, herba Scutellaria barbata has been shown to induce apoptosis of ovarian and breast tumor cells in vitro. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)