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Immunobiology of Dietary Fat-Modulated UV-Carcinogenesis (1998)

Title:

Immunobiology of Dietary Fat-Modulated UV-Carcinogenesis

Key words:

immune function, cycloxygenase, dietary lipids, UV irradiation

Research Institution:

Baylor College of Medicine

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Homer S Black

Project Description:

Dr. Black examined the roles of immune function and epidermal cycloxygenase activity and gene expression, in relation to dietary lipid levels, and how they affect the carcinogenic effects of ultraviolet irradiation, as a means to suppress skin cancer.

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