Lutein inhibits growth of prostate cancer cells

Dietary Lutein Modulates Growth and Survival Genes in Prostate Cancer Cells. 

In this study the effectiveness of the carotenoid lutein against prostate cancer cells was examined. The study was conducted at the University of New Jersey (USA) and showed that lutein inhibits the growth of prostate cancer cells and promotes their death. Further details can be found in the study.
Rafi MM, Kanakasabai S, Gokarn SV, Krueger EG, Bright JJ. Dietary lutein modulates growth and survival genes in prostate cancer cells. J Med Food. 2015 Feb;18(2):173-81.


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