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Effect of Fatty Acid Supplementation on Oncogene-induced Cell Transformation (1987)

Title:

Effect of Fatty Acid Supplementation on Oncogene-induced Cell Transformation

Key words:

fatty acids, oncogenes

Research Institution:

Columbia University

Location:

New York

Researcher:

I. Bernard Weinstein

Project Description:

Dr. Weinstein studied how dietary fatty acids can affect the transformation of healthy cells into cancerous ones, by examining the biochemical and molecular changes that follow the introduction of these fatty acids into cells which have been isolated from rats and altered with cancer-causing genes called oncogenes.

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