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Dietary Carotenoids and their Metabolites as Cancer Preventive Agents (1998)

Title:

Dietary Carotenoids and their Metabolites as Cancer Preventive Agents

Key words:

beta-carotene

Research Institution:

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Location:

Hawaii

Researcher:

John S Bertram

Project Description:

Dr. Bertram investigated why beta-carotene has a protective action against cancer in laboratory animal models, but no such effect in clinical trials in humans, perhaps because metabolic products of carotene may be the actual protective agents.

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