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Mechanism of Cancer Prevention by Fiber (2000)

Title:

Mechanism of Cancer Prevention by Fiber

Key words:

butyrate, heat shock proteins

Research Institution:

Yale University

Location:

Connecticut

Researcher:

Jiyang Cai

Project Description:

Dr. Cai investigated whether butyrate, from fermentation of dietary fiber, is involved in the induction of heat shock proteins and apoptosis, using human colon carcinoma cells as a model system.

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