anticarcinogen


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anticarcinogen

Any agent that interferes with the action of a cancer-producing effect.
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Pcy have recently gained interest because of potential health promoting effects by acting as antioxidant, anticarcinogen, cardio-preventive, antimicrobial, antiviral, and neuro-protective agents (2).
Grass-fed also contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which may be an anticarcinogen.
Quercetin in our diet: from potent Mutagen to probable anticarcinogen. Clin Biochem.
[alpha], [beta]-Unsaturated carbonyl compound derivatives were reported to be active as antibacterial, antifungal, antimutagenic, anticancer, antioxidant, anticoagulant, antiangiogenesis, antitumor and anticarcinogen activity [2-11].
According to the Italian study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, pizza shows great promise as an anticarcinogen. Dr.
(9.) Surh YJ, Lee SS: Capsaicin in hot chilli pepper: carcinogen, cocarcinogen or anticarcinogen. Fed Chem Toxicol 1996;34:313-316.
* The digestion of inulin (and other soluble fibers) by probiotic microorganisms generates butyrate, an anticarcinogen that helps to protect the inner lining of the colon and also helps to reduce colonic pH.
109) and an anticarcinogen. Some rodent studies have also demonstrated that certain nascent cancers grow more rapidly when the animals encounter even low levels of light at night (see How much light is too much?)
Among these, the [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE III OMITTED] major component vitamin C, due to its antioxidant and chelating effects, has been already observed to act as anticarcinogen, antimutagen, and anticlastogen, respectively, in different test systems (Mirvish, 1975; Parshad et al., 1978; Gebhart et al., 1985; Ginter et al., 1989).
For each prospective anticarcinogen it is necessary to determine the precise mechanism of action." The CSA report cites examples in which a substance can be both an anticarcinogen and carcinogen, depending upon the amount of the dose administered.
(2) In yet another study, d-limonene acted as an anticarcinogen, inhibiting the formation of tumors in mice.
Hence, this compound may act as an anti-inflammatory (13), anesthetic (14), anticarcinogen (15), and antioxidant (10,13,15).