Decreas of BCL-2 Expression by Ethanol Extract of Ocinum basilicum L. Leaves in Breast Cancer Cells


  • Devi Nisa Hidayati Fakultas Farmasi, Universitas Wahid Hasyim
  • Fatimatuz Zahroh Fakultas Farmasi, Universitas Wahid Hasyim
  • Lina Wahyuni Fakultas Farmasi, Universitas Wahid Hasyim
  • Ibrahim Arifin Fakultas Farmasi, Universitas Wahid Hasyim



Ocinum basilicum L, BCL-2, T47D, MCF-7


Ocimum basilicum L has proven to have in vitro cytotoxic activity against breast cancer cells. Pathways that cause cell death can involve one of the proteins, which is BCL-2. This study aims to determine the decrease of BCL-2 protein expressions in breast cancer cells (T47D and MCF-7) tat are treated with the ethanol extract of Ocimum basilicum L. Ocimum basilicum L. was extracted using the maceration method with 70% ethanol solvent. The concentration of ethanol extract of Ocimum basilicum L. used to see the expression of BCL-2 protein in T47D and MCF-7 cells was 199 µg/ml and 388 µg / mL. The observation of BCL-2 protein expression is using immunocytochemical methods of T47D and MCF-7 cancer cells. The results showed that the ethanol extract of Ocimum basilicum L could reduce BCL-2 protein expression in breast cancer cells (T47D and MCF-7) at concentrations of 199 µg/ml and 388 µg/ml, respectively.


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Hidayati, D. N., Zahroh, F., Wahyuni, L., & Arifin, I. (2021). Decreas of BCL-2 Expression by Ethanol Extract of Ocinum basilicum L. Leaves in Breast Cancer Cells. Jurnal Profesi Medika : Jurnal Kedokteran Dan Kesehatan, 15(1).