Oltipraz regulates different categories of genes relevant to chemoprevention in human hepatocytes.

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Numerous chemical compounds are cytotoxic or carcinogenic to human beings and attention is now focusing on preventative strategies. One agent, oltipraz (OPZ), regarded as one of the most promising chemoprotectors, has been shown to be a potent inducer of phase II enzymes involved in the detoxification of carcinogens, including aflatoxins. However, little is… (More)

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