Published in Cancer Weekly, June 2nd, 2009
"Tectoridin is known as a phytoestrogen, however, the molecular mechanisms underlying its estrogenic effect are remained unclear. In this study we investigated the estrogenic signaling triggered by tectoridin as compared to a famous phytoestrogen, genistein in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells. Tectoridin scarcely binds to ER alpha as compared to 17 beta-estradiol and genistein. Despite poor binding to ER alpha, tectoridin...
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