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Current Molecular Pharmacology


ISSN (Print): 1874-4672
ISSN (Online): 1874-4702

Review Article

Quercetin and Glioma: Which Signaling Pathways are Involved?

Author(s): Omid Reza Tamtaji, Zahra Sadat Razavi, Nazanin Razzaghi, Michael Aschner, Erfaneh Barati and Hamed Mirzaei*

Volume 15, Issue 7, 2022

Published on: 29 April, 2022

Article ID: e110222201047 Pages: 7

DOI: 10.2174/1874467215666220211094136

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Gliomas are the most common brain tumors. These tumors commonly exhibit continuous growth without invading surrounding brain tissues. Dominant remedial approaches suffer limited therapy and survival rates. Although some progress has been made in conventional glioma treatments, these breakthroughs have not yet proven sufficient for treating this malignancy. The remedial options are limited given gliomas' aggressive metastasis and drug resistance. Quercetin, a flavonoid, is an anti-oxidative, anti-allergic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer compound. Multiple lines of evidence have shown that Quercetin has anti-tumor effects, documenting this natural compound exerts its pharmacological effects by targeting a variety of cellular and molecular processes, i.e., apoptosis, metastasis, and autophagy. Herein, we summarize various cellular and molecular pathways that are affected by Quercetin in gliomas.

Keywords: Glioma, quercetin, metastasis, apoptosis, molecular mechanism, pathology.

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