Published in Health and Medicine Week, November 22nd, 2004
"The cancer-preventive effects of green tea and its main constituent (-)-epigallocatechin gallate [(-)- EGCG] are widely supported by results from epidemiological, cell culture, animal and clinical studies in the recent decade.
"In vitro cell culture studies show that tea polyphenols potently induce apoptotic cell death and cell cycle arrest in tumor cells but not in their normal cell counterparts," wrote scientists in the United States.
"Green tea polyphenols affect several signal transduction pathways," said D. Chen and coauthors, "including...
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