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Anti-Cancer And Bioavailabilty Of Arachidin-1 And Arachidin-3 In Colon Cancer Cells, Macy R. Shirley, Cindi Brownmiller, Wing Shun Lam, Sun-Ok Lee Jan 2017

Anti-Cancer And Bioavailabilty Of Arachidin-1 And Arachidin-3 In Colon Cancer Cells, Macy R. Shirley, Cindi Brownmiller, Wing Shun Lam, Sun-Ok Lee

Discovery, The Student Journal of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Cancer is a common cause of death in the United States and locally in the state of Arkansas. Modifiable factors such as tobacco use, physical activity, and diet lead to reduced incidence of colon cancer diagnosis. Plant-based foods may contain phytochemicals that confer health promoting properties. Specifically, peanuts contain phytochemicals known as resveratrol, arachidin-1, and arachidin-3 that have been linked to anticancer activities. However, few research studies have been done on arachidin-1 and arachidin-3 that could develop understanding of their health promoting properties or nutraceutical applications. The objectives of this study were to (1) determine the most effective concentration of ...