Anticancer potential of naringenin: An overview

Amaq Fadholly, Ansori Arif Nur Muhammad, Alexander Patera Nugraha

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Naringenin is commonly found in edible fruits, like citrus species and tomatoes. It posseses various biological activities like anticancer, antidiabetic, antidepressant, antiatherogenic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, immunomodulatory and memory improving. The present overview conducted confirm information available describing naringenin as a potential anticancer compounds because of its polyphenols content. Current literatures survey were obtained using Sciendirect, Scopus, PubMed, SpringerLink and Google Scholar. This overview showed naringenin have a lot of benefits of biological activities as a drug associated with cancer cell inhibition Naringenin is poten agent in inhibiting cell proliferation, apoptotic induction cell, reducing invasion and metastasis. Hence, it recommended as a promising candidate for anticancer therapy for future drug development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2971-2977
Number of pages7
JournalBiochemical and Cellular Archives
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Anti cancer
  • Naringenin
  • Natural medicine
  • Non-Communicable disease


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