Green Tea Catechin, EGCG, Suppresses PCB 102-Induced Proliferation in Estrogen-Sensitive Breast Cancer Cells

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Baker, Kimberly Mantzke; Bauer, Angela C.;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: International Journal of Breast Cancer,volume 2,015 (issn: 2090-3170, eissn: 2090-3189)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2015/163591, pmc: PMC4691479
  • Subject: Research Article | RC254-282 | Article Subject | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | complex mixtures

The persistence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment is of considerable concern since they accumulate in human breast tissue and may stimulate the growth of estrogen-sensitive tumors. Studies have shown that EGCG from green tea can modify estrogenic ac... View more
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