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Chemoprevention and the BMI-1 Polycomb Gene (2007)

Title:

Chemoprevention and the BMI-1 Polycomb Gene

Key words:

EGCG, Bmi-1

Research Institution:

University of Maryland

Location:

Maryland

Researcher:

Richard L Eckert

Project Description:

The polycomb group of genes encode proteins that enhance cell survival. Bmi-1 is a protein that is over expressed in skin cancer cells. This study examined how EGCG reduces Bmi-1 levels and activity.

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