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Plasma Free Omega-6 and Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and the Regulation of Tumor Growth In Vivo (1990)

Title:

Plasma Free Omega-6 and Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and the Regulation of Tumor Growth In Vivo

Key words:

omega-3, omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, corn and safflower oil, fish and linseed oil

Research Institution:

Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

Location:

New York

Researcher:

Leonard A Sauer

Project Description:

Dr. Sauer investigated how the growth of tumors is regulated by two types of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). He studied how omega-6 PUFAs (in corn and safflower oils) increase liver tumor development and how omega-3 PUFAs (in fish and linseed oils) inhibit liver tumor development.

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