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CWSF 2005 - Vancouver, British Columbia

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Julia Grochowski, Andrew Guardamano

Lobitonin In Cancer Treatment: Phase 2
City:Edmonton, AB
School:Old Scona Academic High School, Archbishop MacDonald Catholic High School
Abstract:Lobitonin, a novel mixture of plant compounds, was extracted from a tropical fruit to isolate and characterize its constituents using ammoniacal extraction procedure and spectroscopic techniques. Using acid phosphatase colorimetric assay, Lobitonin was determined to be effective against tested cancer-cell lines. Lobitonin appears to be a promising new anti-cancer agent.

Awards Value
UBC Science (Vancouver) Entrance Award
Senior Silver Medallist - $2000 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: The University of British Columbia (Vancouver)
$2 000.00
The University of Western Ontario Scholarship
Silver Medallist - $1500 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Western Ontario
$1 500.00
Silver Medal - Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Sponsor: Rx&D Health Research Foundation
Total$4 200.00