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Telomerase in A549 Cell Line Inhibition by Curcuma longa Extract

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ISBN-10: 3838396618

ISBN-13: 9783838396613

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mohammad Pourhassan Moghaddam, Nosratollah Zarghami, Mohammad Rahbani

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Telomerase is active in more than %85 of cancers including lung cancer but not in the normal cells. In addition, lung cancer is the most prevalent cancer worldwide. Therefore, targeting the telomerase in this cancer could be promising step in its treatment. Different agents have been proposed for telomerase inhibition. But, they have undesirable effects and it is necessary to study alternative telomerase-inhibiting agents, preferably natural compounds. Curcuma longa is a medicinal plant which its constituents, especially curcumin, has diverse anti-cancer properties including anti- telomerase action. Anti-telomerase action of pure curcumin has been studied previously. However, to date any…    
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List price: $63.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.23" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English