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Anti-Angiogenesis Effects of IP6 (2002)

Title:

Anti-Angiogenesis Effects of IP6

Key words:

phytic acid, growth factor

Research Institution:

University of Maryland

Location:

Maryland

Researcher:

Ivana Vucenik

Project Description:

Dr. Vucenik examined the action of inositol hexaphosphate or phytic acid from cereal products as an inhibitor of the growth of new blood vessels in tumor cells, presumably through reduction of growth enhancing factors such as vascular endothelial growth factor and fibroblast growth factor.

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