Lipoic Acid a Multi-Level Molecular Inhibitor of Tumorigenesis

June 3, 2020 Consumer Blog By


We discuss how lipoic acid (LA), a natural antioxidant, induces apoptosis and inhibits proliferation, EMT, metastasis and stemness of cancer cells. Furthermore, owing to its ability to reduce chemotherapy-induced side effects and chemoresistance, LA appears to be a promising compound for cancer treatment.


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