Mechanism of the Anticancer Effect of Phytochemicals: Volume 37

Mechanism of the Anticancer Effect of Phytochemicals: Volume 37

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Volume 37 will provide details on the major chemical constituents of medicinal plants and their mechanism of action as the anticancer compounds. This special issue, in addition to the previous volume (volume 36 of The Enzyme series was on Natural Products and Cancer Signaling Targets: Isoprenoids, Polyphenols and Flavonoids), will highlight the significant advance made in the field in elucidating mechanisms of anticancer effect of the major phytochemicals.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 276 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20.32mm | 610g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128038764
  • 9780128038765

Table of contents

How Phytochemicals Prevent Chemical Carcinogens and/or Suppress Tumor Growth?
S. Zahra Bathaie, Nasim Faridi, Ahmad Nasimian, Hamid Heidarzadeh and Fuyuhiko Tamanoi
Quercetin and Tryptanthrin : Two Broad Spectrum Anticancer Agents for Future Chemotherapeutic Interventions
G. Mohan Shankar, Jayesh Antony and Ruby John Anto
Potential Anticancer Properties and Mechanisms of Action of Withanolides
Abbas K. Samadi
Prenylated Dihydrochalcones from Artocarpus Altilis as Antiausterity Agents
Mai Thanh Thi Nguyen, Nhan Trung Nguyen and Suresh Awale
Mechanisms of the Anticancer Effects of Isothiocyanates
Neel M. Fofaria, Alok Ranjan, Sung-Hoon Kim and Sanjay K. Srivastava
Effects of Phytochemicals on Cancer SignalingMechanism of the anticancer effect of Lycopene (Tetraterpenoids)
Misaki Ono, Mikako Takeshima, and Shuji Nakano
Sulfur-Containing Compounds
Elena De Gianni and Carmela Fimognari
The Role of Soy Phytoestrogens on Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer
Seher Karsli-Ceppioglu, Marjolaine Ngollo, Gaelle Judes, Frederique Penault-LLorca, Yves-Jean Bignon , L. Guy and Dominique Bernard-Gallon
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About Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

Fuyu Tamanoi is a biochemist who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine and UCLA College faculty since he joined the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics in 1993. He became a full professor in 1997. Since 1996, he has been a Director of Signal Transduction Program Area at Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Tamanoi earned his B.S. and M.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Tokyo. He received PhD in Molecular Biology at Nagoya University in 1977. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, where he worked on bacteriophage DNA replication. From 1980 to 1985, he was a senior staff investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where he worked on adenovirus DNA replication. From 1985 to 1993, he was an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor at the University of Chicago, where he initiated studies on lipid modification of the Ras family proteins. His laboratory research centers on signal transduction and signal transduction inhibitors. He is currently exploring ways to deliver signal transduction inhibitors using nanoparticles.
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