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Chemoprevention of Cancer: Control by ?-Carotene and Retinoids of Growth, Differentiation, and Viral Gene Expression in HPV16-Transformed Human Epithelial Cell (1988)

Title:

Chemoprevention of Cancer: Control by ?-Carotene and Retinoids of Growth, Differentiation, and Viral Gene Expression in HPV16-Transformed Human Epithelial Cell

Key words:

beta-carotene, HPV

Research Institution:

University of South Carolina

Location:

South Carolina

Researcher:

Kim E Creek

Project Description:

Dr. Creek investigated whether vitamin A or its precursor beta-carotene can control the development of cancer, by examining their effect on the growth and differentiation of human skin cells which have been altered by a virus involved in cervical cancer.

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