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Molecular Targets of Botanicals Used for Chemoprevention 

Molecular Targets of Botanicals Used for Chemoprevention
Molecular Targets of Botanicals Used for Chemoprevention

Muriel Cuendet

, Andreas Nievergelt

, and John M. Pezzuto

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date: 20 September 2020

Chapter 3 discusses molecular targets of botanicals used for chemoprevention, including how the treatment of many diseases (including cancer) is dependent on natural products, chemoprevention (the use of synthetic or natural agents to inhibit, retard, or reverse carcinogenesis, or prevent the development of invasive cancer), beneficial phytochemicals, how extracts of plant or marine organisms can be evaluated for potential chemopreventive activity, the cancer chemopreventive activities of Grapes, turmeric, ginger, soya, liquorice, citrus, cruciferous vegetables, green tea, Allium vegetables, and tomatoes, and that only a few compounds have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as chemopreventive agents.

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