Lipoic acid a multi-level molecular inhibitor of tumorigenesis

August 20, 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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  1. Biochim Biophys Acta Rev Cancer
  2. 2020 Jan;1873(1):188317.
  3. doi: 10.1016/j.bbcan.2019.188317.
  4. D Farhat, H Lincet

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