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Effect of Inositol Hexaphosphate on Mammary Carcinogenesis (1992)

Title:

Effect of Inositol Hexaphosphate on Mammary Carcinogenesis

Key words:

phytic acid

Research Institution:

University of Maryland

Location:

Maryland

Researcher:

Ivana Vucenik

Project Description:

Dr. Vucenik studied the dose-response inhibition of DMBA-induced mammary carcinogenesis in vivo by dietary inositol hexaphosphate (phytic acid), a component of cereals, and the effect of phytic acid on the growth and metastasis of human breast carcinoma in vitro. This study was supported by a Matching Grant from AICR and Kellogg Company.

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