Cancer, Composition

Year Published: 2018

Journal

Chemico-Biological Interactions

Authors

"Liang Chena, Fangfang Yana, Wanbing Chena, Li Zhaoa, Jiuliang Zhanga, Qun Lua, Rui Liu"

Methods

The authors isolated human prostate cancer cells and treated them with procyanidins from peanut skins

Key Findings

Procyanidins induced cancer cell death and prevented cancer cells from growing. The authors conclude that "procyanidins from peanut skin have the potential to be developed as an anti-prostate cancer agent."