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Saturated Fatty Acids Regulate DNA Synthesis Via Growth Factor Receptor Associated G-Proteins (1995)

Title:

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

Key words:

Stearic acid, epidermal growth factor (EGF)

Research Institution:

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Location:

Alabama

Researcher:

Robert W Hardy

Project Description:

Dr. Hardy further examined the inhibitory action of dietary long chain saturated fatty acids, specifically stearic acid, on breast cell proliferation and tumorigenesis since this fatty acid disrupts cell proliferation initiated by epidermal growth factor (EGF).

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