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Galactose Consumption and Metabolism in Familial Ovarian Cancer Risk (1990)

Title:

Galactose Consumption and Metabolism in Familial Ovarian Cancer Risk

Key words:

a transferase, milk

Research Institution:

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Location:

Massachusetts

Researcher:

Daniel W Cramer

Project Description:

Dr. Cramer investigated the possible link between an increased risk for developing ovarian cancer in the mothers and sisters of women with ovarian cancer and a deficiency of a key enzyme (a transferase) needed to metabolize galactose (a sugar) in milk.

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