Curcumin-induced autophagy contributes to the decreased survival of oral cancer cells.

  title={Curcumin-induced autophagy contributes to the decreased survival of oral cancer cells.},
  author={Ji Young Kim and Tae jin Cho and Bok Hee Woo and Kyung Un Choi and Chang Hun Lee and Mi Heon Ryu and Hae Ryoun Park},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  volume={57 8},
Curcumin, a major active component of turmeric Curcuma longa, has been shown to have inhibitory effects on cancers. In vitro studies suggest that curcumin inhibits cancer cell growth by activating apoptosis, but the mechanism underlying the anticancer effects of curcumin is unclear. Recently, it has been suggested that autophagy may play an important role in cancer therapy. However, little data are available regarding the role of autophagy in oral cancers. In this study, we have shown that… CONTINUE READING
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