Mechanism of the Anticancer Effect of Phytochemicals

Mechanism of the Anticancer Effect of Phytochemicals

1st Edition - August 21, 2015

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  • Editors: S. Bathaie, Fuyuhiko Tamanoi
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128038765
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128038772

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Volume 37 will provide details on the major chemical constituents of medicinal plants and their mechanism of action as the anticancer compounds. This special issue, in addition to the previous volume (volume 36 of The Enzyme series was on Natural Products and Cancer Signaling Targets: Isoprenoids, Polyphenols and Flavonoids), will highlight the significant advance made in the field in elucidating mechanisms of anticancer effect of the major phytochemicals.

Key Features

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, and cancer

Table of Contents

    1. How Phytochemicals Prevent Chemical Carcinogens and/or Suppress Tumor Growth?
      S. Zahra Bathaie, Nasim Faridi, Ahmad Nasimian, Hamid Heidarzadeh and Fuyuhiko Tamanoi
    2. Quercetin and Tryptanthrin : Two Broad Spectrum Anticancer Agents for Future Chemotherapeutic Interventions
      G. Mohan Shankar, Jayesh Antony and Ruby John Anto
    3. Potential Anticancer Properties and Mechanisms of Action of Withanolides
      Abbas K. Samadi
    4. Prenylated Dihydrochalcones from Artocarpus Altilis as Antiausterity Agents
      Mai Thanh Thi Nguyen, Nhan Trung Nguyen and Suresh Awale
    5. Mechanisms of the Anticancer Effects of Isothiocyanates
      Neel M. Fofaria, Alok Ranjan, Sung-Hoon Kim and Sanjay K. Srivastava
    6. Effects of Phytochemicals on Cancer SignalingMechanism of the anticancer effect of Lycopene (Tetraterpenoids)
      Misaki Ono, Mikako Takeshima, and Shuji Nakano
    7. Sulfur-Containing Compounds
      Elena De Gianni and Carmela Fimognari
    8. The Role of Soy Phytoestrogens on Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer
      Seher Karsli-Ceppioglu, Marjolaine Ngollo, Gaëlle Judes, Frédérique Penault-LLorca, Yves-Jean Bignon , L. Guy  and Dominique Bernard-Gallon

Product details

  • No. of pages: 276
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2015
  • Published: August 21, 2015
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128038765
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128038772

About the Serial Volume Editors

S. Bathaie

Affiliations and Expertise

Univeristy of California, Los Angeles, USA

Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

Fuyu Tamanoi is a biochemist who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine and UCLA College faculty since he joined the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics in 1993. He became a full professor in 1997.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

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