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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05445-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375421
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... Abstract For millennia, mistletoe (Viscum album) has been an important element of human culture. Its uses have ranged from practical, for example, as animal food, to ceremonial, for example, in initiation rituals; however, special attention has always been given to its potential...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375422
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... subspecies of V. album . The results of the chemical constituents of V. album have been compiled in this review, which illustrates the chemical and pharmacological potential of this plant. The spatiotemporal distribution of the main active compounds, the viscotoxins and mistletoe lectins, which...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375423
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... Abstract Polyphenols are known for their specific anti-cancer prevention and therapy actions. Polyphenols are contained in mistletoe extracts at rather fairly high concentrations, and each mistletoe preparation has a specific flavonoid profile. The question arises whether polyphenols may...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375424
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... Abstract A summary of the joint projects of the Witten and Southampton/Hamburg collaboration on mistletoe lectin (ML) research is given. The Witten group has isolated all three major MLs, and the other group has investigated the MLs' biological action on tumor cells in vitro and in vivo...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375425
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... become increasingly popular over the last few decades. In this regard, botanical compounds like commercially available extracts from white-berry mistletoe ( Viscum album L.) are already widely used in complementary and alternative cancer therapy. The main active components of mistletoe are viscotoxins...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375426
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... have not been significantly reduced in the US or other developed countries in the past decades. While conventional oncology has introduced therapeutic innovations, complementary approaches have also been examined in clinical trials. Mistletoe extract therapy is among the most thoroughly studied...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
...References References 1. Schumacher U, Schumacher D, Schwarz T, Pfüller U: Cell biological and immunopharmacological investigations on the use of mistletoe lectin I (ML-I); in Loew D, Rietbrock N (eds): Phytopharmaka II Forschung und Klinische Anwendung. Darmstadt, Steinkopff Verlag, 1996, pp...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
..., Tanguy-Royer S, Mosser J, Quillien V: Mechanisms of immunomodulation in human glioblastoma. Immunotherapy 2011;3:42-44. 4. Hajto T, Hostanska K, Saller R: Mistletoe therapy from the pharmacologic perspective. Forsch Komplementarmed 1999;6:186-194. 5. Krauspenhaar R, Eschenburg S, Perbandt M...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... B: Plant natural compounds: targeting pathways of autophagy as anti-cancer therapeutic agents. Cell Prolif 2012;45:466-476. 12. Kienle GS, Berrino F, Büssing A, Portalupi E, Rosenzweig S, Kiene H: Mistletoe in cancer - a systematic review on controlled clinical trials. Eur J Med Res 2003;8:109...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
...References References 1. Bock PR, Friedel WE, Hanisch J, Karasmann M, Schneider B: [Efficacy and safety of long-term complementary treatment with standardized European mistletoe extract (Viscum album L.) in addition to the conventional adjuvant oncologic therapy in patients with primary non...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... and distribution in plant tissues of thionins from Viscum album . Biol Chem 1997;378:989-996. 22. Büssing A: Biological and pharmacological properties of Viscum album L.; in Büssing A (ed): Mistletoe- The Genus VISCUM. Amsterdam, Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000, pp 123-182. 23. Kahle B, Debreczeni JE...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
.... https://ia700401.us.archive.org/23/items/demedicina02celsuoft/demedicina02celsuoft_bw.pdf (accessed March 9, 2015). 9. Büssing A: History of mistletoe uses; in Büssing A (ed): Mistletoe. The Genus Viscum. Amsterdam, Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000, pp 1-6. 10. Dormandy T: The Worst of Evils...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375427
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
.... (commonly known as European mistletoe, a semi-parasite that grows on different host trees), composed of mainly mistletoe lectins and viscotoxins [ 2 , 3 ] and several other biologically active molecules, like flavonoids, several enzymes, peptides (such as viscumamide), amino acids, thiols, amines...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
...References References 1. Carocho M, Ferreira IC: The role of phenolic compounds in the fight against cancer-a review. Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2013;13:1236-1258. 2. Jung HY, Kim YH, Kim IB, Jeong JS, Lee JH, Do MS, Jung SP, Kim KS, Kim KT, Kim JB: The Korean Mistletoe (Viscum album...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375428
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... (Wisconsin ginseng, mistletoe extracts) have been used successfully in clinical trials to treat CRF. There are almost no adverse effects caused or amplified in combination with anti-cancer drugs and/or radiotherapy when the indispensable conventional first- or second-line therapies were supported (supportive...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3
... in patients with cancer-related fatigue: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 2014;9:e84391. 29. Friedel WE, Matthes H, Bock PR, Zaenker KS: Systemic evaluation of the clinical effects of supportive mistletoe treatment within chemo- and/or radiotherapy protocols and long-term mistletoe...
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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 42
Published: 07 December 2009
10.1159/000262477
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9299-4
...). The most frequently used CAM measures were vitamin combinations (17%), mistletoe (15%), and selenium (12%). A total of 52% reported the wish to support the tumor treatment as a reason for using CAM and 27% had a ‘better feeling’ using CAM. 50% of CAM was bought by the patients themselves and 50% were...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 4
Published: 30 April 2015
10.1159/000375419
EISBN: 978-3-318-05445-3