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Selenium Protection from Chemotherapeutic Toxicity (2004)

Title:

Selenium Protection from Chemotherapeutic Toxicity

Key words:

selenium, irinotecan

Research Institution:

Indiana University

Location:

Indiana

Researcher:

Martin L Smith

Project Description:

This study investigated the molecular mechanisms involved in the protection by selenium of normal bone marrow and gut epithelium cells from chemotherapeutic toxicity during treatment of colon and squamous cell carcinomas by the chemotherapeutic drug irinotecan.

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