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2011-08-30 07:30:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sunshine Biopharma Inc. (OTCBB: SBFM) a development stage pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of various forms of cancer, today announced that it has completed another study of the mechanism of clearance of its Adva-27a in human liver microsomes in vitro. In the present study, an analysis of the metabolic intermediates generated during the clearance process was...

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2009-09-05 14:16:12

Mayapple shows potential as cash crop in US A common weed called American mayapple may soon offer an alternative to an Asian cousin that's been harvested almost to extinction because of its anti-cancer properties. The near-extinct Asian plant, Podophyllyum emodi, produces podophyllotoxin, a compound used in manufacturing etoposide, the active ingredient in a drug used for treating lung and testicular cancer. Podophyllyum emodi is a cousin of the common mayapple weed found in the United...