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Dietary Inhibition of Cyclooxygenase-2 Gene Expression: A Novel Approach to Cancer Prevention (1999)

Title:

Dietary Inhibition of Cyclooxygenase-2 Gene Expression: A Novel Approach to Cancer Prevention

Key words:

rosemary, carnosol, ursolic acid, COX2

Research Institution:

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Location:

New York

Researcher:

Andrew J Dannenberg

Project Description:

Dr. Dannenberg tried to delineate the means by which dietary rosemary and its major components, carnosol and ursolic acid, inhibit the expression of the gene for COX 2, an enzyme involved in the oxidative activation of some carcinogens.

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