Abstract Title:

Effect of a standardized extract of red orange juice on proliferation of human prostate cells in vitro.

Abstract Source:

Fitoterapia. 2006 Apr;77(3):151-5. Epub 2006 Feb 23. PMID: 16530345

Abstract Author(s):

Federica Vitali, Claudia Pennisi, Antonio Tomaino, Francesco Bonina, Anna De Pasquale, Antonella Saija, Beatrice Tita

Article Affiliation:

Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, P.le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy. [email protected]


A standardized extract of red orange juice (ROE) was shown to inhibit proliferation of fibroblast and epithelial prostate cells. These data suggest that the antiproliferative properties of ROE cannot be ascribed to cytotoxic effect and highlight its potential usefulness in the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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