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Interaction of standardized mistletoe (Viscum album) extracts with chemotherapeutic drugs regarding cytostatic and cytotoxic effects in vitro

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, January 2014
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Title
Interaction of standardized mistletoe (Viscum album) extracts with chemotherapeutic drugs regarding cytostatic and cytotoxic effects in vitro
Published in
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1472-6882-14-6
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ulrike Weissenstein, Matthias Kunz, Konrad Urech, Stephan Baumgartner

Abstract

Given the importance of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to cancer patients, there is an increasing need to learn more about possible interactions between CAM and anticancer drugs. Mistletoe (Viscum album L.) belongs to the medicinal herbs that are used as supportive care during chemotherapy. In the in vitro study presented here the effect of standardized mistletoe preparations on the cytostatic and cytotoxic activity of several common conventional chemotherapeutic drugs was investigated using different cancer cell lines.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 1 1%
Unknown 72 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 14 19%
Student > Master 13 18%
Other 9 12%
Student > Bachelor 8 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 5%
Other 8 11%
Unknown 17 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 18 25%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 12%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 8 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 3%
Other 7 10%
Unknown 21 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 March 2014.
All research outputs
#6,932,313
of 21,358,901 outputs
Outputs from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#1,060
of 3,016 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#93,686
of 304,027 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
#113
of 313 outputs
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