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The Use of Transgenic Models to Elucidate the Molecular Mechanism by Which Dietary Restriction Reduces the Occurence of Cancer (1997)

Title:

The Use of Transgenic Models to Elucidate the Molecular Mechanism by Which Dietary Restriction Reduces the Occurence of Cancer

Key words:

dietary restriction, DNA damage

Research Institution:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Ahmad R Heydari

Project Description:

Dr. Heydari investigated whether dietary restriction reduces the incidence of cancer in mice treated with a carcinogen by decreasing the accumulation of DNA damage, presumably because of an increase in DNA repair during dietary restriction.

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