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Genetic Susceptibility and Dietary Factors in the Etiology of Ovarian Cancer (1991)

Title:

Genetic Susceptibility and Dietary Factors in the Etiology of Ovarian Cancer

Key words:

transferase enzyme, galactose

Research Institution:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Location:

North Carolina

Researcher:

Barbara S Hulka

Project Description:

Dr. Hulka investigated whether an inherited defect in the transferase enzyme that lowers the ability of the body to properly metabolize galactose, a sugar, might be associated with an increased risk for cancer of the ovaries.

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