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Antiproliferative, Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Hydroxytyrosol on Human Hepatoma HepG2 and Hep3B Cell Lines.
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PMID:  23225439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Background. Olive oil intake has been shown to induce beneficial effect on health. This study aimed to investigate the effects of olive oil polyphenol hydroxytyrosol (HT) on cell proliferation and its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory capacity in human hepatoma Hep3B and HepG2 cell lines. Materials and Methods. Cell growth after HT treatment was measured by 3-(4,5 di-methylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide (MTT) test. Lipogenic enzyme activity was evaluated by radiochemical assay. Cell total antioxidant activity and cell interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels were measured by enyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) methods. Results. HT caused an evident antiproliferative effect mediated by inhibition of lipogenic enzymes. Moreover, HT induced activation of the cell antioxidant system and reduced cellular IL-6 levels. Conclusion. Our findings provide insights into the mechanisms of action of HT in the context of inhibition of cancer cell proliferation and prevention of oxidative stress in human hepatoma cells. Our results also show a down-regulation of lipogenic enzymes involved in cell proliferation.
Valeria Tutino; Maria G Caruso; Caterina Messa; Enzo Perri; Maria Notarnicola
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anticancer research     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1791-7530     ISO Abbreviation:  Anticancer Res.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102988     Medline TA:  Anticancer Res     Country:  Greece    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5371-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sc.D., Laboratory of Nutritional Biochemistry, National Institute for Digestive Diseases, Castellana Grotte, Bari, Italy.
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