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A Recent Genetic and Antioxidant Functions of Vitamin PABA: A Review

Volume 9 - Issue 3

Svetlana Vasilieva*1 and Anna Rylskaya2

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    • 1NM Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
    • 2D Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia (student), Russia

    *Corresponding author: Svetlana Vasilieva, Professor, Dr. Sci, N.M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, 4 Kosygin Street, Moscow, 119334, Russia

Received: September 17, 2018;   Published: September 26, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.09.001791

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Abstract

PABA is a well-known water-soluble vitamin H1 of group B (folic acid). Its high genetic activity as an antimutagen and antioxidant agent has proven in vivo and in vitro. The new scientific data on the mutual PABA + NO application gave rise to some amazing results. Complex PABA/NO is a nitric oxide-releasing agent which selectively activated in cancer cells to over express GSTP1. PABA/NO was efficient in some cancer models in vivo and in vitro. PABA/NO is a promising prodrug in medicine.

Keywords: Para-Aminobenzoic Acid; PABA/NO; Antioxidant Functions; The DNA Repair SOS Processes Inhibitor

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