Bratislavske lekarske listy, vol.110, no.5, pp.276-9, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded)
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Bratislavske lekarske listy
melatonin, hepatoma, cell line, Hep G2, BREAST-CANCER CELLS, GROWTH IN-VIVO, POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT, APOPTOSIS, PROLIFERATION, INHIBITION, RECEPTOR, CYCLE, EXPRESSION, THERAPY
Background. Melatonin has been suggested to have antiproliferative effects on cancer cells. These effects can be attributed to immunomodulation, growth factor inhibition, induction of apoptosis and prooxidant properties. Melatonin is considered as a safe drug with minimal adverse effects.