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Mammary Tumorigenesis: Protective Mechanisms of Dietary Palm Oil (1996)

Title:

Mammary Tumorigenesis: Protective Mechanisms of Dietary Palm Oil

Key words:

palm oil, fatty acids

Research Institution:

Washington State University

Location:

Washington

Researcher:

Paul W Sylvester

Project Description:

Dr. Sylvester examined the basis for the protective effect of palm oil against induction of mammary tumors in female rats and whether this effect is due to specific fatty acids or antioxidant constituents which are present in high concentrations in palm oil.

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