Fight Cancer with Seaweed

an AUCKLAND University Video ,with Dr Lindsey WHITE,

 Associate Professor – Associate Dean-AUT University,New Zealand

Research and Enterprise – Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences

Dr Jun LU, – Associate Professor – Biomedical Science and Pharmacolgy
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences – AUT University

John KELLEHER,Culinary Arts Professor at AUT University,

and Luke WRIGHT.


Related References:

Article Jan 2017 · Oncotarget :

The natural compound fucoidan from New Zealand Undaria pinnatifida synergizes with the ERBB inhibitor lapatinib enhancing melanoma growth inhibition

Varsha Thakur Case Western Reserve University, Jun Lu Auckland University of Technology, Giuseppe Roscilli· 

Barbara Bedogni· Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine,Luigi Aurisicchio · ,Manuela Cappelletti,Emiliano Pavoni 

W. Lindsey White Auckland University of Technology

Therapies from Fucoidan; Multifunctional Marine Polymers ,published in the Journal of Medical drugs

by Jhelen Fitton · University of Tasmania

Fucoidan Derived from Undaria pinnatifida Induces Apoptosis in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma SMMC-7721 Cells via the ROS-Mediated Mitochondrial Pathway.

Yang L, Wang P, Wang H, Li Q, Teng H, Liu Z, Yang W, Hou L, Zou X.

Mar Drugs. 2013 Jun 10;11(6):1961-76. doi: 10.3390/md11061961.


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“Seaweed extracted molecules for Cancer Prevention or Treatment: Fucoidans “,Chapter 10 by P.Déléris,H.Nazih,J.-M. Bard,
University of Nantes,France,of a Book by Joël FLEURENCE:

Seaweed in Health and Disease Prevention .Structure and antitumour activity of fucoidan isolated from sporophyll of Korean brown seaweed Undaria pinnatifida

Andriy Synytsya , Woo-Jung Kim , Sung-Min Kim , Radek Pohl , Alla Synytsya , František Kvasnicka , Jana Copíková , Yong Il Park ,*

Department of Carbohydrate Chemistry and Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic bDepartment of Analytical Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic cDepartment of Meat Technology and Preservation, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic d Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, Flemingovo sq. 2, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic Department of Biotechnology, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do 420-743, Republic of Korea

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Fucoidan extract derived from Undaria pinnatifida inhibits angiogenesis by human umbilical vein endothelial cells.

Liu F, Wang J, Chang AK, Liu B, Yang L, Li Q, Wang P, Zou X.

Phytomedicine. 2012 Jun 15;19(8-9):797-803. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2012.03.015. Epub 2012 Apr 15.

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Anti-tumor activity of fucoidan is mediated by nitric oxide released from macrophages.

Takeda K, Tomimori K, Kimura R, Ishikawa C, Nowling TK, Mori N.

Int J Oncol. 2012 Jan;40(1):251-60. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2011.1168. Epub 2011 Aug 18.

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Fucoidan extract induces apoptosis in MCF-7 cells via a mechanism involving the ROS-dependent JNK activation and mitochondria-mediated pathways.
Zhang Z, Teruya K, Eto H, Shirahata S.

PLoS One. 2011;6(11):e27441. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027441. Epub 2011 Nov 11.
Anti-Metastasis Effect of Fucoidan from Undaria Pinnatifida Sporophylls in Mouse Hepatocarcinoma Hca-Cells.
Peisheng Wang, Zhichao Liu, Hongming Teng, Cuili Zhang, Lin Hou, Xiangyang Zou

Department of Biotechnology, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, PR China, College of Life Sciences,

Liaoning Normal University, Dalian, PR China

Anti-Proliferation Potential and Content of Fucoidan Extract from Sporophyll of New Zealand Undaria Pinnatifida

By Wilfred Mask, Sheng Kelvin Wang, Tingting Liu, Nazimah Hamid, Yan Li, Jun Lu, an William Lindsey White