JOURNAL OF COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY, vol.16, no.4, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Ficus carica, HaCaT, VEGF, TNF-alpha, IL-1 alpha, SRD5A2, ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH-FACTOR, TUMOR-NECROSIS-FACTOR, HAIR FOLLICLE GROWTH, IN-VITRO, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY, CYTOKINE PROFILES, ALOPECIA-AREATA, FACTOR-ALPHA, PATHOGENESIS, SKIN
Istanbul Technical University Affiliated:
BackgroundFicus carica Linn. (Fc), common fig, has been traditionally used for many metabolic, cardiovasculary, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and skin disorders. Several studies were performed showing its anti-inflammatory, anti-angiogenic, anticancerogenic, and tissue-protective effects. In all of those studies, the positive effects of Fc were concluded as the result of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory features due to the polyphenols it contains.