Casuarinin effects on cancer chemoprevention: Progress, potential and promise



  • Jawaria Khan

    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakarya University, Multan, Pakistan

  • Muhammad Imran Qadir

    Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan

  • Muhammad Imran Qadir

    Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan



Casuarinin is tannin with many medicinal properties. It has antiproliferative, antioxidant, Anti herpes simplex virus (HSV) activity and anticancer activity. Anticancer activity of Casuarinin has been proven in breast cancer, non-small lung cancer, oral tumor and leukemia by different experiments. However further work is required to establish how this tannin system can be best manipulated for therapeutic benefit. This review focuses on the use of this tannin as a medicine for cancer treatment.


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Khan J, Qadir MI, Qadir MI. . Int J of Pharmc Res [Internet]. 2017Oct.7 [cited 2020Jun.2];7(9):175-80. Available from:


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