WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Green tea, long associated with good health, has new scientific evidence to back its claim. Purdue University researchers Dorothy Morre and D. James Morre (pronounced MORE-aye) found that EGCg, a compound in green tea, inhibits an enzyme required for cancer cell growth and can kill cultured cancer cells with no ill effect on healthy cells.
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