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Glucocorticoid Mediation of Cancer Prevention by Dietary Energy Restriction (1995)

Title:

Glucocorticoid Mediation of Cancer Prevention by Dietary Energy Restriction

Key words:

corticosterone, glucocorticoid receptor (GR)

Research Institution:

Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer

Location:

Nebraska

Researcher:

Diane F Birt

Project Description:

Dr. Birt examined the possible role of cell hormones and their receptor molecules, corticosterone and glucocorticoid receptor (GR), in mice skin to learn how dietary restriction lowers the response to chemical carcinogens.

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