anticarcinogen


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anticarcinogen

Any agent that interferes with the action of a cancer-producing effect.
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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.
Surh YJ, Lee SS: Capsaicin in hot chilli pepper: carcinogen, cocarcinogen or anticarcinogen.
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.
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.
For each prospective anticarcinogen it is necessary to determine the precise mechanism of action.
2) In yet another study, d-limonene acted as an anticarcinogen, inhibiting the formation of tumors in mice.
Dashwood, "Indole-3-carbinol: anticarcinogen or tumor promoter in brassica vegetables?
In addition, proanthocyanidins (bioactive compounds, present in various medicinal plants including Heritiera fomes) reportedly possess antiviral, antibacterial, enzyme inhibiting, antioxidant, and anticarcinogen properties [53, 80, 81].
They posses biological properties such as: antioxidant, antiapoptosis, anti-aging, anticarcinogen, anti- inflammation, anti-artherosclerosis, cardiovascular protection, improvement of the endothelial function, as well as inhibition of angiogenesis and cell proliferation activity.
Very importantly, they report that 3 [beta] -Adiol is an anticarcinogen (for the technically inclined, a redifferentiating agent) that activates estrogen receptor beta, an anticarcinogenic estrogen receptor present in large numbers in the prostate gland.
Spuds rate 69 on an anticarcinogen scale where much-touted broccoli rates 96, carrots 32, onions 25, and bell peppers 15.