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Effects of Organic Sulfides on the Metabolism of Nitrosamines (1990)

Title:

Effects of Organic Sulfides on the Metabolism of Nitrosamines

Key words:

diallyl sulfide, alliums, enzymes

Research Institution:

Rutgers University

Location:

New Jersey

Researcher:

Chung S Yang

Project Description:

Dr. Yang continued his studies to determine how diallyl sulfide (DAS) and other sulfur compounds from alliums (garlic, onions, and related vegetables) might influence specific enzymes and thereby prevent their activation of carcinogens that cause colon cancer.

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