Received: 1 August 2018
Accepted: 16 October 2018
First Online: 26 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Athymic nude mice studies were performed according to the Institutional principles for the concern and use of animals and the experimental protocol was approved (BAS#0256) by the ethical board of Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan and Committee dealing animal care and use, college of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Before starting experiment on human colorectal cancer cell lines HCT116 and HT29 (ATCC® CCL-247 ™ and ATCC® HTB-38 ™ respectively) purchased in July 2017 from American Type Culture Collection (MD, USA), ethical approval was taken from ethics committee of preclinical studies, college of pharmacy, King Saud University, KSA.
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