Abstract Title:

Targeting DNA damage and repair by curcumin.

Abstract Source:

Breast Cancer (Auckl). 2010;4:1-3. Epub 2010 Feb 16. PMID: 20697527

Abstract Author(s):

Zhenyu Ji

Article Affiliation:

Wellman Center for Photomedicine and the Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 02114, USA.


Curcumin is a compound with anti-tumor effects in a tolerable dose. A recent paper by Rowe et al described that curcumin induced DNA damage in triple negative breast cancer cells and regulated BRCA1 protein expression and modification.1 Related research and potential use of curcumin will be discussed in this article.

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Study Type : In Vitro Study

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