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The Effect of Lactobacillus on Chemically Induced Colon Tumors in the Rat (1990)

Title:

The Effect of Lactobacillus on Chemically Induced Colon Tumors in the Rat

Key words:

lactobacillus

Research Institution:

Tufts University

Location:

Massachusetts

Researcher:

Barry R Goldin

Project Description:

Dr. Goldin investigated whether lactobacillus, strains of bacteria used to produce yogurt, might lower colon cancer risk. He sought to determine whether these bacteria might prevent chemicals in the colon from being converted to cancer-causing agents.

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