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Cancer Preventive Effects of Beta-Carotene: Possible Mechanism of Action (1983)

Title:

Cancer Preventive Effects of Beta-Carotene: Possible Mechanism of Action

Key words:

beta-carotene

Research Institution:

Louisiana State University

Location:

Louisiana

Researcher:

Syed Q Alam

Project Description:

Dr. Alam tested whether the addition of beta-carotene to the diet can prevent the growth of salivary gland tumors and whether this beta-carotene affects the composition or the functioning of the membranes in the normal gland and in tumors.

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