Protective effects of black tea extract on testosterone induced oxidative damage in prostate.

@article{Siddiqui2005ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effects of black tea extract on testosterone induced oxidative damage in prostate.},
  author={Imtiaz Ahmad Siddiqui and Sheikh Raisuddin and Yogeshwer Shukla},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  year={2005},
  volume={227 2},
  pages={
          125-32
        }
}
Since ancient times, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidative properties of tea have been recognized. Black tea (Camellia sinensis) contains a variety of polyphenolic ingredients including the theaflavins (TF), thearubigins (TG) and catechins. Components from black tea have been accounted to play an important role in scavenging free radicals generated by mutagens and carcinogens. Androgens are the key factors in either the initiation or progression of prostate cancer (PCA… CONTINUE READING

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