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Anti-cancer effects of Ajwa dates (Phoenix dactylifera L.) in diethylnitrosamine induced hepatocellular carcinoma in Wistar rats

BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:418

Received: 7 April 2017

Accepted: 14 August 2017

Published: 22 August 2017

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Original Submission
7 Apr 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sreemoyee Chaterjee
30 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hala Al-Jaber
31 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Fazal Khan
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
22 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12906-017-1926-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Center of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research (CEGMR), King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Center of Innovation in Personalized Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Department of Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon