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Abstract Title:

[Advances in Research of Antitumor Mechanisms of Isothiocyanates].

Abstract Source:

Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2017 Mar 20 ;20(3):213-218. PMID: 28302225

Abstract Author(s):

Huimin Wang, Ke Xu

Article Affiliation:

Huimin Wang

Abstract:

Isothiocyanates (ITCs) are naturally occurring small molecules that are generated by the enzymic hydrolysis of glucosinolate in cruciferous vegetables. Numerous studies showed that ITCs inhibit the growth of tumors by the mechanisms including inducing cell cycle arrest, promoting apoptosis and producing reactive oxygen species in vitro and in vivo. Recent studies showed that ITCs also inhibit metastasis of cancer cells, induce endoplasmic reticulum stress and autophagy. This review summarizes the antitumor mechanisms of ITCs.

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