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Saturated Fatty Acids Regulate DNA Synthesis via Growth Factor Receptor Associated G-Proteins (1993)

Title:

Saturated Fatty Acids Regulate DNA Synthesis via Growth Factor Receptor Associated G-Proteins

Key words:

G-protein, palmitate

Research Institution:

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Location:

Alabama

Researcher:

Robert W Hardy

Project Description:

In the body, G-proteins translate signals within the cell membrane and are part of normal cell function. Dr. Hardy studied whether palmitate, a saturated fatty acid that regulates G-proteins, plays a role in the development or prevention of cancer.

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