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nightsurfer on 2009-12-11Apigenin inhibits growth and motility but increases gap junctional coupling intensity in rat prostate carcinoma (MAT-LyLu) cell populations.
Czernik M, Sroka J, Madeja Z, Czyz J.
Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2008;13(3):327-38. Epub 2008 Feb 21.
This in vitro data indicates that apigenin may affect cancer development in general, and prostate carcinogenesis in particular, via its influence on cellular activities decisive for both cancer promotion and progression, including cell proliferation, gap junctional coupling and cell motility and invasiveness.