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The Role of Hydroxy Fatty Acids in Skin Tumor Promotion (1991)

Title:

The Role of Hydroxy Fatty Acids in Skin Tumor Promotion

Key words:

linoleic acid, 13-HODE

Research Institution:

University of Texas at Austin

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Mary F Locniskar

Project Description:

Dr. Locniskar studied the metabolism of linoleic acid, a fatty acid, to 13-hydroxyoctadeca dienoic acid (13-HODE) and she evaluated how 13-HODE and related metabolites might prevent skin tumor growth in mice.

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