Chapter 8. Green Tea Polyphenols and Cancer Prevention

  1. Jim Kaput2,3,4 and
  2. Raymond L. Rodriguez Ph.D.2,5,6
  1. Shangqin Guo and
  2. Gail Sonenshein

Published Online: 10 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471781797.ch8

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

How to Cite

Guo, S. and Sonenshein, G. (2006) Green Tea Polyphenols and Cancer Prevention, in Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition (eds J. Kaput and R. L. Rodriguez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471781797.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center of Excellence in Nutritional Genomics, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  2. 3

    NutraGenomics, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  3. 4

    Laboratory of Nutrigenomic Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  4. 5

    Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  5. 6

    Bioinformatics Shared Resources Core, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry and Women's Health Interdisciplinary Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683193

Online ISBN: 9780471781790

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Keywords:

  • green tea and epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG);
  • green tea polyphenols and cancer prevention;
  • green tea in adjuvant therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Green Tea and Cancer Epidemiology

  • Animal Models

  • Mechanisms of Green Tea Action: Molecular Signaling Pathways and Gene Targets

  • Clinical Studies and the Promise of Tea in Combinatorial Therapy

  • Future Directions and Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References