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Evaluation of Edible Mushroom Phytochemicals on Aromatase Activity and Breast Cancer Cell Proliferation (1999)

Title:

Evaluation of Edible Mushroom Phytochemicals on Aromatase Activity and Breast Cancer Cell Proliferation

Key words:

mushroom, estrogen, aromatase

Research Institution:

Beckman Research Institute

Location:

California

Researcher:

Shiuan Chen

Project Description:

Dr. Chen investigated whether an extract of edible mushrooms can inhibit aromatase activity in different cellular systems, and thus suppress biosynthesis of excess estrogen, which is implicated as a factor in breast cancer.

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