Molecular mechanisms of capsaicin mediated cytotoxic activity

Maksimova, Viktorija and Arsova-Sarafinovska, Zorica and Koleva Gudeva, Liljana (2016) Molecular mechanisms of capsaicin mediated cytotoxic activity. Macedonian Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 62 (s). pp. 493-494. ISSN 1409 - 8695

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In the last few decades, capsaicin has exerted potent anti-cancer properties by enouncing anti-proliferative, apoptotic and anti-metastatic activity. To the best of our knowledge, the specific cell targets and successive mechanism of cytotoxic activity of capsaicin in different type of malignant cells, still remains unclear and contradictory. Therefore, this mini review, explains some of the most significant chemopreventive mechanisms of the action of capsaicin at a cellular level, reported in the recent literature.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Natural sciences > Biological sciences
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Viktorija Maksimova
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2016 13:40
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 13:40

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