Chapter 16. Cancer-Preventive Effects and Molecular Actions of Anthocyanins

  1. Yoshinori Mine2,
  2. Kazuo Miyashita3 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi4
  1. De-Xing Hou

Published Online: 12 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch16

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

How to Cite

Hou, D.-X. (2009) Cancer-Preventive Effects and Molecular Actions of Anthocyanins, in Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions (eds Y. Mine, K. Miyashita and F. Shahidi), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada

  2. 3

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate 041-8611, Japan

  3. 4

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1B 3X9, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemical Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, Korimoto 1-21-24, Kagoshima City, 890-0065 Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Functional Food Science and Technology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fereidoon Shahidi

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813800332

Online ISBN: 9780813807263

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Keywords:

  • cancer-preventive effects and anthocyanin molecular actions;
  • cancer-preventive effects - potential activity of anthocyanins on cancer prevention;
  • mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathways;
  • inhibitory effects on growth or cancer cell proliferation;
  • downstream genes - cyclooxygenase-2;
  • apoptosis-related genes – apoptosis, role in elimination of seriously damaged cells or tumor cells;
  • population-based survey - cancer-preventive effects of anthocyanin-containing diets in humans

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cancer-Preventive Effects

  • Inhibitory Effects on the Growth or Proliferation of Cancer Cells

  • Molecular Actions

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References