Anti-cancer effects of vitamin C revisited

Van Der Reest, J. and Gottlieb, E. (2016) Anti-cancer effects of vitamin C revisited. Cell Research, 26(3), pp. 269-270. (doi: 10.1038/cr.2016.7) (PMID:26768769)

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Abstract

Vitamin C was first suggested to have cancer-fighting properties in the 1930s and has been the subject of controversy ever since. Despite repeated reports of selective cancer cell toxicity induced by high-dose vitamin C treatment in vitro and in mouse models, the mechanism of action has remained elusive.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gottlieb, Professor Eyal and Van Der Reest, Miss Jiska
Authors: Van Der Reest, J., and Gottlieb, E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cancer Sciences
Journal Name:Cell Research
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:1001-0602
ISSN (Online):1748-7838)
Published Online:15 January 2016
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 IBCB, SIBS, CAS
First Published:First published in Cell Research 26(3)269-270

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