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Effects of Copper Intake on DMH Induced Carcinogenesis (1990)

Title:

Effects of Copper Intake on DMH Induced Carcinogenesis

Key words:

copper deficiency

Research Institution:

The Ohio State University

Location:

Ohio

Researcher:

Robert A DiSilvestro

Project Description:

Dr. DiSilvestro sought to determine whether a deficiency in copper in the diet might be responsible for an increased risk for colon cancer. He assessed whether changes in the activities of special enzymes that require copper to function might be linked to changes in colon cancer incidences.

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