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Coumarin Metabolism: Role in Mutagenesis and Chemoprotection (1992)


Coumarin Metabolism: Role in Mutagenesis and Chemoprotection

Key words:

coumarin, chick embryo

Research Institution:

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston




Douglas E Goeger

Project Description:

Dr. Goeger evaluated whether coumarin, from edible plants, might be a useful chemopreventive agent in humans by studying its anticarcinogenic properties and metabolism in chick embryo preparations, which metabolize it similarly to human liver preparations.

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