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Prostate Cancer and Green Tea (2000)


Prostate Cancer and Green Tea

Key words:

(-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate, green tea

Research Institution:

Case Western Reserve University




Hasan Mukhtar

Project Description:

Using athymic nude mice implanted with androgen sensitive or androgen insensitive human prostate tumor xenografts as a model, Dr. Mukhtar sought to determine whether (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate, from green tea, can inhibit tumor cell growth, induce apoptosis and arrest the tumor cell cycle in the G0-G1 phase of growth.

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