Cellular thiols status and cell death in the effect of green tea polyphenols in Ehrlich ascites tumor cells.


Epidemiological studies suggest that the consumption of green tea may help prevent cancers in humans, and also breast and prostate cancers in animal models are reduced by green tea, and several mechanisms have been proposed for these effects. In this study the relationship between cellular sulfhydryl (SH) groups and the cytotoxicity of green tea polyphenols… (More)