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Curcumin-induced apoptosis in human leukemia cell HL-60 is associated with inhibition of telomerase activity
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane), a natural cancer chemopreventive compound, has been tested for its action in acute myeloblastic leukemia cell line HL-60. The results clearly show that curcumin inducesExpand
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Induction of apoptosis in human leukemia cells by black tea and its polyphenol theaflavin.
Treatment of human leukemic cell lines HL-60 and K-562 with extracts of green and black tea and their polyphenols epigallocatechin gallate and theaflavins, respectively, showed a dose dependentExpand
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Antibody response against neem leaf preparation recognizes carcinoembryonic antigen.
An immune serum generated in Swiss mice against an aqueous preparation from neem leaf was reactive with carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and a peptide sequence derived from it. Using ELISA, we haveExpand
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In vitro mitigation of arsenic toxicity by tea polyphenols in human lymphocytes.
The groundwater arsenicals have brought dreadful misery for the people residing in the endemic regions of West Bengal, India. Arsenic-related anomalies include arsenicosis, hyperkera-tosis, gastricExpand
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Modulation of arsenic induced cytotoxicity by tea.
Arsenic, a naturally ocurring chemical element, is considered hazardous to human health. Inorganic arsenic compounds were found to induce cytotoxicity in Chinese hamster V-79 cells in culture. TheExpand
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Tea-induced apoptosis in human leukemia K562 cells as assessed by comet formation.
Programmed cell death or apoptosis is a physiological process by which genetically damaged cells or undesired cells can be eliminated. Various morphological and molecular changes undergoing duringExpand
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A Mechanistic Approach for Modulation of Arsenic Toxicity in Human Lymphocytes by Curcumin, an Active Constituent of Medicinal Herb Curcuma longa Linn
Chronic exposure of humans to high concentrations of arsenic in drinking water is associated with skin lesions, peripheral vascular disease, hypertension, blackfoot disease and a high risk of cancer.Expand
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Natural Products as Chemosensitizers for Adjunct Therapy in Cancer Management
Conventional cancer treatment including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy has their respective limitations and complications. A large number of cancers are relatively resistant and highlyExpand