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Curcumin Chemosensitization in Head and Neck Cancer Cells

Sarah Porter
mentored by Dr. Stephen Tuttle.

Curcumin enhances cisplatin toxicity via covalent binding to the penultimate celenocysteine residue of thioredoxin reductase 1.

:: Modified MTT Assay
:: Western Blot
:: Clonogenic Assay
:: Cell Culture

There is data that suggests that curcumin chemosensitizes head and neck cancer cells; however, more experiments and statistical analysis must be performed.