Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine ) and Cancer

Posted by Chantel M. Contributed by US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

In a study of "Vitamin B6 and cancer: from clinical data to molecularly mechanisms" by Sujol G, Docquier A, Boulahtouf A, Castet-Nicolas A, Cavaill├Ęs V., posted in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, researchers found that at the cellular level, antioxidant, pro-apoptotic and anti-angiogenic effects have been identified.... vitamin B6 is involved in the methyl donor cycle ant thus, some of the antitumor properties of vitamin B6 may involve an indirect effect on the level of DNA or histone methylation.

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