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Dietary Garlic and Mammary Cancer (1993)


Dietary Garlic and Mammary Cancer

Key words:

garlic, s-allylcysteine, fat

Research Institution:

The Pennsylvania State University




John A Milner

Project Description:

A water soluble sulfur compound in garlic, s-allylcysteine, inhibits binding of a carcinogen known as DMBA to DNA and decreases the incidence of mammary tumors in an animal model. Dr. Milner continued his investigation in this area by studying the mechanisms of interaction between lipids and garlic and the role it plays in breast cancer development.

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