Tea antioxidants in cancer chemoprevention.

@article{Katiyar1997TeaAI,
  title={Tea antioxidants in cancer chemoprevention.},
  author={Santosh Kumar Katiyar and Hasan Mukhtar},
  journal={Journal of cellular biochemistry. Supplement},
  year={1997},
  volume={27},
  pages={59-67}
}
In recent years, the concept of cancer chemoprevention has matured greatly. Significant reversal or suppression of premalignancy in several sites by chemopreventive agents appears achievable. This article summarizes experimental data on chemopreventive effects of tea polyphenols in different tumor bioassay systems. Tea (Camellia sinensis) is cultivated in about 30 countries, and is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Three main commercial tea varieties--green, black, and oolong--are… CONTINUE READING

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