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Lignans

A class of dibenzylbutane derivatives which occurs in higher plants and in fluids (bile, serum, urine, etc.) in man and other animals. These compounds, which have a potential anti-cancer role, can be synthesized in vitro by human fecal flora. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Also Known As:
Neolignans
Networked: 375 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 68 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Adlercreutz, Herman: 20 articles (08/2013 - 05/2002)
2. Thompson, Lilian U: 17 articles (06/2014 - 01/2002)
3. Saarinen, Niina M: 11 articles (01/2014 - 12/2004)
4. Linseisen, Jakob: 8 articles (03/2014 - 06/2004)
5. Chang-Claude, Jenny: 7 articles (03/2012 - 06/2004)
6. McCann, Susan E: 6 articles (02/2015 - 10/2002)
7. Chen, Jianmin: 6 articles (01/2013 - 01/2002)
8. Zamora-Ros, Raul: 5 articles (11/2015 - 03/2013)
9. Power, Krista A: 5 articles (06/2014 - 03/2006)
10. Overvad, Kim: 4 articles (11/2015 - 10/2004)

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
3. Cardiovascular Diseases (Cardiovascular Disease)
4. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer)
5. Colonic Neoplasms (Colon Cancer)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. 2,3-bis(3'-hydroxybenzyl)butyrolactone (enterolactone)
2. 2,3-bis(3'-hydroxybenzyl)butane-1,4-diol (enterodiol)
3. Phytoestrogens (Phytoestrogen)
4. Flavonoids
5. Hormones
6. matairesinol
7. secoisolariciresinol
8. Isoflavones
9. Alkaloids
10. Estrogens (Estrogen)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
2. Oral Administration
3. Ovariectomy (Oophorectomy)
4. Chemoprevention
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)