Anticancer effect of black tea extract in human cancer cell lines

  title={Anticancer effect of black tea extract in human cancer cell lines},
  author={Katar{\'i}na Koňarikov{\'a} and Miriam Je{\vz}ovi{\vc}ov{\'a} and J{\'a}n Kereste{\vs} and Helena Gbelcov{\'a} and Zdeňka Ďura{\vc}kov{\'a} and Ingrid Žitňanov{\'a}},
In this study we investigated effects of natural extract from the black tea Camellia sinensis (BTE) against human colon carcinoma cell line HT-29, human breast carcinoma cell line MCF-7, human alveolar carcinoma cell line A549 and healthy cell line NIH-3T3. We identified concentration range for cytotoxic/antiproliferative effects using MTT assay and the trypan blue assay, gel electrophoresis we employed to determine the type of cell death induced by BTE and DNA damage we determined by comet… CONTINUE READING


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