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Limonene and Leukemia Cell Growth (1992)

Title:

Limonene and Leukemia Cell Growth

Key words:

limonene, citrus fruit, leukemia

Research Institution:

University of Iowa

Location:

Iowa

Researcher:

Raymond J Hohl

Project Description:

Dr. Hohl sought to determine whether limonene, a natural component of citrus fruits, might prevent the growth of leukemia cells by blocking ras-oncogene expression and preventing isoprenylation to form active growth promoting proteins necessary for tumor cell growth.

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