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Green Tea Polyphenols in the Prevention of Breast Cancer Initiation (2010)

Title:

Green Tea Polyphenols in the Prevention of Breast Cancer Initiation

Key words:

breast cancer initiation, epigenetics, telomerase, defined genetic elements, tumorigenesis, green tea

Research Institution:

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Location:

Alabama

Researcher:

Trygve Tollefsbol

Project Description:

This cell study is examining how green tea may protect against breast cancer initiation by preventing changes to DNA and its associated proteins. These epigenetic changes do not involve DNA mutations.

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