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SVGCC to host session today on “Plant-Derived Anticancer Agents”

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The SVG Community College is hosting a poster session on its Summer Institute Science Program entitled “Plant-Derived Anticancer Agents” at Frenches House today.{{more}}

The programme is the culmination of a six-week program in which second year students in Chemistry and Biology were engaged in identifying and classifying medicinal plants of SVG and extracting the active medicinal components from twelve of these plants, such as Noni and Soursop, for testing as potential anticancer agents.

The poster session will take place at Frenches House at Richmond Hill on Friday, August 26, 2011, between 11.30 a.m. and 1.00 pm.

The general public is invited.

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