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Regulation of Nucleoside Transport and Drug Toxicity by Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (1992)

Title:

Regulation of Nucleoside Transport and Drug Toxicity by Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

Key words:

omega-3, omega-6, PUFAs, chemotherapeutic nucleoside drugs

Research Institution:

University of Guelph

Location:

Canada

Researcher:

Kelly A Meckling-Gill

Project Description:

Dr. Meckling-Gill sought to determine whether omega-3 or omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in animal diets or cultured cells affect the uptake of chemotherapeutic nucleoside drugs, such as araC and AZT.

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