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In silico anticancer targets of L-menthol

By: Uzma Faridi, Fahad Al-Mutairi

Key Words: Docking, Monoterpene, Anticancer, L-menthol, In-silico, Therapeutic.

Int. J. Biosci. 15(4), 248-253, October 2019.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/15.4.248-253

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Abstract

Menthol is a cyclic monoterpene which is used as flouring and therapeutic agent. It has antibacterial, antifungal, and anticancer properties. Many reports confirmed its activity as anticancer molecule. The present work was design to prove its anticancer property in-vitro as well. Docking of L-menthol with different cancer protein was carried out to confirm its mode of action on cancer cells. The results are very promising and they directly indicating that the menthol is targeting the proteins which play major role in cancer progression.

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Uzma Faridi, Fahad Al-Mutairi .
In silico anticancer targets of L-menthol.
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