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Dietary Energy Restriction and Estrogen Action in the Rat Mammary Gland (1997)

Title:

Dietary Energy Restriction and Estrogen Action in the Rat Mammary Gland

Key words:

caloric restriction, estrogen

Research Institution:

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Location:

Nebraska

Researcher:

James D Shull

Project Description:

Using a unique rat model, Dr. Shull investigated whether a diet with 40% fewer calories than usual would inhibit estrogen induction of mammary cancer and affect various parameters of cell proliferation and death.

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