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Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy

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Chapter 75

Molecular Targets of Coffee Phytochemicals Caffeic Acid and Chlorogenic Acid in Chemoprevention

Ann M. Bode,  and Zigang Dong     The Hormel Institute University of Minnesota, Austin, MN, USA

Abstract

Even though the health benefits and risks of coffee consumption have been debated for decades, epidemiological and animal studies are contradictory. Coffee includes a complex mixture of compounds, including various highly active phenols. Carcinogenesis is a complicated process involving hundreds of genes and gene products that regulate innumerable cellular functions. An emerging opinion is that cancer might be prevented with small molecules that target specific or multiple cancer genes or signaling proteins. Promising small molecule inhibitors ...

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