Trapping of growth factors by catechins: a possible therapeutical target for prevention of proliferative diseases.

@article{Doss2005TrappingOG,
  title={Trapping of growth factors by catechins: a possible therapeutical target for prevention of proliferative diseases.},
  author={Michael Xavier Doss and Shiva Prasad Potta and J{\"u}rgen Hescheler and Agapios Sachinidis},
  journal={The Journal of nutritional biochemistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={259-66}
}
The prevention of cancer through dietary intervention is currently receiving considerable attention. Several epidemiological studies substantiate that green tea has a protective effect against a variety of malignant proliferative disorders such as lung cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer. This preventive potential of green tea against cancer is attributed to the biologically active flavonoids called catechins. Epigallocatechin 3-o-gallate, the major catechin found in green tea, mediates… CONTINUE READING
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