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    Default Green Tea Compound Aids P53: 'Guardian Of The Genome' And Tumor Suppressor

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    February 12 2021

    An antioxidant found in green tea may increase levels of p53, a natural anti-cancer protein, known as the "guardian of the genome" for its ability to repair DNA damage or destroy cancerous cells. Published today in Nature Communications, a study of the direct interaction between p53 and the green tea compound, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), points to a new target for cancer drug discovery.

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    Default Re: Green Tea Compound Aids P53: 'Guardian Of The Genome' And Tumor Suppressor

    Note to self: drink more green tea!
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    Default Re: Green Tea Compound Aids P53: 'Guardian Of The Genome' And Tumor Suppressor

    I've tried several times, but I really don't enjoy green tea. For a while I was taking EGCG tablets - maybe I should go back to them.

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