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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2017, Article ID 7468538, 15 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7468538
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A Carotenoid Extract from a Southern Italian Cultivar of Pumpkin Triggers Nonprotective Autophagy in Malignant Cells

1Istituto di Scienze dell’Alimentazione, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 83100 Avellino, Italy
2Istituto di Scienze delle Produzioni Alimentari, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 73100 Lecce, Italy
3Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali, Università del Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
4Dipartimento di Farmacia, Università di Salerno, Fisciano, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Gian Luigi Russo; ti.rnc.asi@ossurlg

Maria Russo, Stefania Moccia, and Stefania Bilotto equally contributed to the data presented.

Received 11 June 2017; Revised 10 October 2017; Accepted 24 October 2017; Published 21 December 2017

Academic Editor: Kota V. Ramana

Copyright © 2017 Maria Russo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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