Effect of EGCG on NPC cell proliferation. EGCG had effects on cell proliferation and induced growth inhibition of NPC parental and sphere-derived cell in a concentration dependent manner. However, sphere-derived cells showed relative resistance to EGCG (μM) compared to parental cells. (A) MTT assay and (B) BrdU assay. Both assays showed similar results.
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