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Fatty Acids, Mitochondria, and Molecular Genetics of Colon Cancer (1992)

Title:

Fatty Acids, Mitochondria, and Molecular Genetics of Colon Cancer

Key words:

fiber, familial adenomatous polyposis, hereditary nonpolyposis

Research Institution:

Montefiore Medical Center

Location:

New York

Researcher:

Leonard H Augenlicht

Project Description:

Dr. Augenlicht studied how degradation products of fiber might modify the pattern of mitochondrial gene expression and thereby protect against colorectal cancer especially when it is linked to familial adenomatous polyposis and hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer.

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