Curcumin down-regulates visfatin expression and inhibits breast cancer cell invasion.

Abstract

Obesity is frequently associated with breast cancer. Such associations are possibly mediated by adipokines. Visfatin, an adipokine, has recently been shown to be related to the development and progression of breast cancer. Therefore, the down-regulation of visfatin may be a novel strategy for breast cancer therapy. Curcumin has anticancer activities by… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/en.2011-1413

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