29 Nov '11, 9pm

Chemical in consumer products may lead to cancer: Research: by Sumita Sreedharan A chemical compound found in co...

A chemical compound found in consumer products like paint, hair products and cosmetics could potentially lead to cancer, according to a study conducted by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) researchers. Despite the groundbreaking finding, they were quick to say more research and trials would be needed to understand the chemical zinc oxide better. "There is no need for concern as this is still a preliminary study and more research has to be done to confirm the link," said Assistant Professor Joachim Loo, 34, from NTU's School of Materials Science and Engineering. The study tested the effect of zinc oxide, in its nano-sized form, on the protein p53, present in human cells. The protein acts as the body's tumour suppressor and works to repair DNA which is not working properly, as well as aiding cell death, if the cell is unable to recover. Researchers found that zinc oxide...

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