Persian Gulf Stonefish (Pseudosynanceia melanostigma) Venom Fractions Selectively Induce Apoptosis on Cancerous Hepatocytes from Hepatocellular Carcinoma Through ROS-Mediated Mitochondrial Pathway

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To Cite : Mirshamsi M, Vazirizadeh A, Omranipour R, Fakhri A, Aghvami M, et al. Persian Gulf Stonefish (Pseudosynanceia melanostigma) Venom Fractions Selectively Induce Apoptosis on Cancerous Hepatocytes from Hepatocellular Carcinoma Through ROS-Mediated Mitochondrial Pathway, Hepat Mon. 2017 ;17(11):e11842. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.11842.
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