Evaluation of Effects of Quercetin (3, 3 ', 4 ', 5, 7-pentohidroxyflavon) on Apoptosis and Telomerase Enzyme Activity in MCF-7 and NIH-3T3 Cell Lines Compared with Tamoxifen


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AK A., BAŞARAN A., DİKMEN M., Cosan D. T. , DEĞİRMENCİ İ. , GÜNEŞ H. V.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.28, no.3, pp.293-299, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5174/tutfd.2010.03372.3
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.293-299

Abstract

Objective: Quercetin has been shown to inhibit the proliferation of cancer cells. Tamoxifen is used for breast cancer. In this study, we have aimed to investigate the effects of quercetin and tamoxifen on telomerase enzyme activity and apoptosis in two cell lines.