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A lignan (LIGNANS) found in PODOPHYLLIN resin from the roots of PODOPHYLLUM plants. It is a potent spindle poison, toxic if taken internally, and has been used as a cathartic. It is very irritating to skin and mucous membranes, has keratolytic actions, has been used to treat warts and keratoses, and may have antineoplastic properties, as do some of its congeners and derivatives.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Podophyllotoxin" by people in Profiles.
Modern management of external genital warts. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2008 Jul; 12(3):185-92.
Frequency and timing of leaf removal affect growth and podophyllotoxin content of Podophyllum peltatum in full sun. Planta Med. 2006 Jul; 72(9):824-9.
Variation of podophyllotoxin in leaves of Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana). Planta Med. 2003 May; 69(5):477-8.
Differential regulation of mitogen-activated protein kinases by microtubule-binding agents in human breast cancer cells. Oncogene. 1999 Jan 14; 18(2):377-84.
Phase II trial of VP-16-213 in the treatment of advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix and adenocarcinoma of the ovary: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study. Cancer Treat Rep. 1979 Nov-Dec; 63(11-12):2089-92.