GN-25 induces apoptosis in HMLE cells. HMLE cells were exposed to different concentrations of GN-25 as indicated and incubated for 72 hrs. Apoptosis was evaluated using Annexin V FITC assay (A) and Histone DNA ELISA assays (B). Values are representative of three independent experiments. (C) Cells were incubated with either scrambled siRNA or SNAI2 siRNA (Santa Cruz Biotechnology) for 24 hrs according to previously published methods , siRNA silenced cells were seeded at a density of 50,000 cells per well in six well plate and further exposed to GN-25 (20 μM) for additional 72 hrs. Apoptosis was evaluated using Histone DNA ELISA assay. Graphs are representative of three independent experiments. ** represents statistically significant p < 0.01 when compared to GN-25 alone treatment.