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Effects of Selenium on Chemically-Altered Cells During Hepatocarcinogenesis (1984)

Title:

Effects of Selenium on Chemically-Altered Cells During Hepatocarcinogenesis

Key words:

selenium

Research Institution:

Rhode Island Hospital

Location:

Rhode Island

Researcher:

Ronald A Faris

Project Description:

Dr. Faris studied how selenium affects a group of pre-cancerous liver cells. Preliminary data suggested that selenium may be a tumor promoter and it may depend on when the selenium is administered in these liver cells to determine if it acts as a promoter or inhibitor of cancer.

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