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Biologic Effect of Beta-cryotixanthin on Smoke-induced Lung Lessions in Ferrets (2007)

Title:

Biologic Effect of Beta-cryotixanthin on Smoke-induced Lung Lessions in Ferrets

Key words:

beta-cryptoxanthin, tobacco smoke, lung lesions, DNA damage

Research Institution:

Tufts University

Location:

Massachusetts

Researcher:

Chun Liu

Project Description:

The purpose of this application was to determine the chemopreventive effects of beta-cryptoxanthin on tobacco smoke-induced lung lesions in a ferret animal model and to determine the effects of various molecular markers as well as DNA damage in the lungs of ferrets.

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