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Role of Eicosanoids as Promoting Agents in Intestinal Tumorigenesis (1996)

Title:

Role of Eicosanoids as Promoting Agents in Intestinal Tumorigenesis

Key words:

prostaglandins, leukotrienes

Research Institution:

University of Tennessee

Location:

Tennessee

Researcher:

Jay Whelan

Project Description:

Dr. Whelan investigated whether increased biosynthesis of certain fatty acid derivatives (prostaglandins and leukotrienes) would alter the tumor incidence in mice that already have a propensity to develop intestinal tumors.

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