Cycloastragenol(Telomeres Activator) and its relation with Cancer: A Brief ReviewPranay Kumar Gupta*, Siddarth Pulapalli, Srikanth
Department of Biotechnology, Aurora’s Technological and Research Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Pranay Kumar Gupta
Department of Biotechnology, Aurora’s Technological and Research Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Received date: 16/02/2015 Accepted date: 24/03/2015
The main theme involved in this article is to show the effect of cycloastragenol compound in curing the cancer disease. Cycloastragenol is extracted from astragalus root which is available in fewer amounts. It is an herb which is mostly grown in northern part in Asia. Cycloastragenol helps in activating telomeres. Telomeres are the caps of the DNA which decreases in size all the time when cell replicates. It is the product which helps in activating the telomeres, so that the life span increases to some extent.