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Limonene, Membranes, and Malignant Cell Growth (1993)

Title:

Limonene, Membranes, and Malignant Cell Growth

Key words:

limonene, citrus fruit, leukemia, polyunsaturated fatty acids

Research Institution:

University of Iowa

Location:

Iowa

Researcher:

Raymond J Hohl

Project Description:

Dr. Hohl built on his past observation that limonene, a natural component of citrus fruits, might prevent growth of leukemic cells by blocking necessary components of tumor cell growth. He looked at the effects of limonene and certain polyunsaturated fatty acids on tumor cell growth.

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