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Reversal of Ras Oncogene-Induced Cell Transformation by Dietary Terpenes (1992)

Title:

Reversal of Ras Oncogene-Induced Cell Transformation by Dietary Terpenes

Key words:

limonene, carvone, citrus fruits, caraway seeds, ras-oncogene

Research Institution:

Medical College of Ohio

Location:

Ohio

Researcher:

Randall J Ruch

Project Description:

Dr. Ruch investigated how limonene and carvone, components of citrus fruits and caraway seeds, might revert cancerous liver cells back to normal cells. One of the mechanisms that was studied was ras-oncogene activity.

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