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Investigation of the Role of a Vitamin D-Inducible Gene in Mammary Tumorigenesis (1997)

Title:

Investigation of the Role of a Vitamin D-Inducible Gene in Mammary Tumorigenesis

Key words:

1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, UDP-1 gene

Research Institution:

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

Location:

Pennsylvania

Researcher:

Jeffrey M Voigt

Project Description:

Dr. Voigt tested whether 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 inhibits the growth of rat mammary tumor cells due to an increase in expression of the UDP-1 gene which suppresses the tumorigenic phenotype.

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