anticarcinogen


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anticarcinogen

[′an·tē‚kär′sin·ə·jən]
(pharmacology)
Any substance which is antagonistic to the action of a carcinogen.
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Use of a mammalian cell benzo(a)pyrene metabolism assay for the detection of potential anticarcinogens from natural products: Inhibition of metabolism by biochanin A, an isoflavone from Trifolium pratense L.
Fortunately, the fiber and anticarcinogens like vitamin C in these vegetables seem to counter the risk posed by the nitrate.
That's right, and (very unfortunately for the men involved) my observation has been that many men who take finasteride to suppress procarcinogenic DHT end up suppressing their own anticarcinogenic 3 [beta] -Adiol even more, thus shifting the procarcinogen (DHT) to anticarcinogen (3 [beta] -Adiol) ratio toward a greater risk of cancer.
This anticarcinogen was first identified as a potent inducer of Phase 2 enzymes, but evidence is mounting that SFN acts through other cancer chemopreventive mechanisms.
Furthermore, it acts as an anticarcinogen in the presence of estradiol.
15-17) But then it "emerges into the light" as estriol, a potent anticarcinogen.
Estriol by itself is a weak estrogen, but in the presence of another estrogen such as estradiol it becomes an anticarcinogen.
Decomposition of anticarcinogen factors of the beetroot during juice and nectar production.
By contrast, 2-methoxyestradiol is an extremely potent anticarcinogen.
Crowell PL, Chang RR, Ren Z, Elson CE, Gould MN (1991) Selective inhibition of isoprenylation of 21-26-kDa proteins by the anticarcinogen d-Limonene and its metabolites.
Key words: Antimutagen, Anticarcinogen, Phyllanthus amarus, Plant, Alkaline elution, Mutation assay
Dietary sources of conjugated dienoic isomers of linoleic acid, a newly recognized class of anticarcinogens.