Author(s): Amaq Fadholly, Arif N. M. Ansori, Budi Utomo


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00148   

Address: Amaq Fadholly1,3, Arif N. M. Ansori1, Budi Utomo2*
1Doctoral Program in Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, 60115, Indonesia.
2Department of Veterinary Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, 60115, Indonesia.
3Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Muhammadiyah, Purwokerto,53182, Indonesia.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022

Naringin, a bioflavonoid naturally found in citrus species, has been exert as promising anticancer activities. However, naringin mechanism as anticancer still remain enigmatic. This study, WiDr cell lines as human colon cancer cell in vitro were used to evaluate anticancer effect of naringin. Naringin (10, 20, 40, 60, 80µg/mL) treated on WiDr cells to evaluate IC50 value by MTT assay, then continued with analyzed caspase-3 expressions (IC50, 2IC50) as apopotosis marker. This study reported that naringin inhibit the growth of WiDr cell with IC50 value is 63.14µg/mL. The caspase-3 expressions on 2IC50 is higher (74.66%) than IC50 (56.66%). These results indicate that naringin has properties of inhibting cell growth and inducing caspase-3 expressions on WiDr cells. It is a potential compound to be developed as a chemopreventive agent for colon cancer.

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Amaq Fadholly, Arif N. M. Ansori, Budi Utomo. Anticancer Effect of Naringin on Human Colon Cancer (WiDr Cells): In Vitro Study. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):885-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00148

Amaq Fadholly, Arif N. M. Ansori, Budi Utomo. Anticancer Effect of Naringin on Human Colon Cancer (WiDr Cells): In Vitro Study. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(2):885-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00148   Available on:

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