Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Grape Seed Extract Effectively Kill Cancer Cells

WINE is more often used in industry as a beverage maker. But now, grape seed extract also useful to ensure the cancer cells.

In its performance as a cancer cell killer drug, grape seed extract rich in vitamin E and contain flavonoids, linoleic acid, and polyphenols were able to create conditions that are unfavorable to the growth of cancer due to DNA damage the cells and stop their development paths.

"This effect is quite dramatic," said Rajesh Agarwal, researchers from the Center for Cancer Studies University of Colorado, as reported by the Times of India, on Monday (1/30/2012).

According to Agarwal, the cancer cells grow rapidly. Because when there are conditions in which they can not grow, they will die.

"The bottom line with this grape extract, developmental pathways of cancer cells will be damaged. So that cells can not grow rapidly and will die," added Agarwal.