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Prostate Cancer Prevention by Phytochemicals in White Button Mushrooms (2005)

Title:

Prostate Cancer Prevention by Phytochemicals in White Button Mushrooms

Key words:

white button mushroom, 5-alpha-reductase, aromatase

Research Institution:

Beckman Research Institute

Location:

California

Researcher:

Shiuan Chen

Project Description:

The aim of this study was to examine the role of a phytochemical found in white button mushrooms in suppressing the enzymes 5-alpha-reductase and aromatase, which infuence prostate cancer growth.

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