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Interaction of Garlic and Selenium in the Inhibition of Breast Cancer (1994)

Title:

Interaction of Garlic and Selenium in the Inhibition of Breast Cancer

Key words:

garlic, selenium

Research Institution:

The Pennsylvania State University

Location:

Pennsylvania

Researcher:

Jin-Zhou Liu

Project Description:

Dr. Liu investigated the synergistic effect of allyl compounds within garlic and dietary selenium in the inhibition of experimentally DMBA-induced breast cancer. He also studied the mechanism of action by which the various garlic compounds influence the ability of selenite to depress DMBA-DNA binding and determine the optimal combination of these substances to maximize the reduction of this binding.

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