Chapter 31. Phytoestrogens

  1. Prof. Dr. Siegfried Knasmüller5,
  2. Dr. David M. DeMarini6,
  3. Prof. Ian Johnson7 and
  4. Dr. Clarissa Gerhäuser8,9
  1. Alicja Mortensen1,
  2. Sabine Kulling2,
  3. Heidi Schwartz3,
  4. Gerhard Sontag3,
  5. Eric Lainé4,
  6. Christophe Hano4 and
  7. Frédéric Lamblin4

Published Online: 16 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626588.ch31

Chemoprevention of Cancer and DNA Damage by Dietary Factors

Chemoprevention of Cancer and DNA Damage by Dietary Factors

How to Cite

Mortensen, A., Kulling, S., Schwartz, H., Sontag, G., Lainé, E., Hano, C. and Lamblin, F. (2009) Phytoestrogens, in Chemoprevention of Cancer and DNA Damage by Dietary Factors (eds S. Knasmüller, D. M. DeMarini, I. Johnson and C. Gerhäuser), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626588.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Medical University of Vienna, Department of Medicine I, Institute of Cancer Research, Borschkegasse 8a, 1090 Vienna, Austria

  2. 6

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Carcinogenesis Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA

  3. 7

    Institute of Food Research, Intestinal Biology and Health Programme, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UA, UK

  4. 8

    German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), Toxicology and Cancer Risk Factors, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 9

    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technical University of Denmark, National Food Institute (DTU), Department of Toxicology and Risk Assessment, Mørkhø Bygade 19, 2860 Søborg, Denmark

  2. 2

    University of Potsdam, Institute of Nutritional Science, Arthur-Scheunert Allee 114–116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany

  3. 3

    University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Analytical and Food Chemistry, Waehringer Straße 38, 1090 Vienna, Austria

  4. 4

    Antenne Scientifique Universitaire de Chartres 21, Unité EA 1207 Biologie des Ligneux et Grandes Cultures, rue de Loigny la bataille, 28 000 Chartres, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320585

Online ISBN: 9783527626588

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Keywords:

  • isoflavones;
  • lignans;
  • phytoestrogens;
  • phyto-SERM;
  • SHBG;
  • SGLT1;
  • estrogen metabolism;
  • flaxseeds;
  • lignans;
  • metabolites;
  • secoisolariciresinol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Isoflavones: Sources, Intake, Fate in the Human Body, and Effects on Cancer

  • Lignans

  • References