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Inhibitory effects of olive oil phenolics on invasion in human colon adenocarcinoma cells in vitro

Hashim, Y.Z., Rowland, I.R., McGlynn, H., Servili, M., Selvaggini, R., Taticchi, A., Esposto, S., Montedoro, G., Kaisalo, L., Wahala, K. and Gill, C.I. (2008) Inhibitory effects of olive oil phenolics on invasion in human colon adenocarcinoma cells in vitro. International Journal of Cancer, 122 (3). pp. 495-500. ISSN 0020-7136

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To link to this article DOI: 10.1002/ijc.23148

Abstract/Summary

Studies in human, animal and cellular systems suggest that phenols from virgin olive oil are capable of inhibiting several stages in carcinogenesis, including metastasis. The invasion cascade comprises cell attachment to extracellular matrix components or basement membrane, degradation of basement membrane by proteolytic enzymes and migration of cells through the modified matrix. In the present study, we investigated the effect of phenolics extracted from virgin olive oil (OVP) and its main constituents: hydroxytyrosol (3,4-dihydroxyphenylethanol), tyrosol (p-hydroxyphenylethanol), pinoresinol and caffeic acid. The effects of these phenolics were tested on the invasion of HT115 human colon carcinoma cells in a Matrigel invasion assay. OVP and its compounds showed different dose-related anti-invasive effects. At 25 mu g/ml OVP and equivalent doses of individual compounds, significant anti-invasive effects were seen in the range of 45-55% of control. Importantly, OVP, but not the isolated phenolics, significantly reduced total cell number in the Matrigel invasion assay. There were no significant effects shown on cell viability, indicating the reduction of cell number in the Matrigel invasion assay was not due to cytotoxicity. There were also no significant effects on cell attachment to plastic substrate, indicating the importance of extracellular matrix in modulating the anti-invasive effects of OVP. In conclusion, the results from this study indicate that phenols from virgin olive oil have the ability to inhibit invasion of colon cancer cells and the effects may be mediated at different levels of the invasion cascade. (c) 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Interdisciplinary centres and themes > Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR)
ID Code:13321
Uncontrolled Keywords:olive oil phenolics, colorectal cancer, invasion, adhesion, extracellular matrix , ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY, COLORECTAL-CANCER, TUMOR INVASION, MESSENGER-RNA, MIGRATION, ADHESION, LIGNANS, MATRIX, PREVENTION, INCREASES

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