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Anti-Photocarcinogenic Effect of Dietary Lycopene (2004)


Anti-Photocarcinogenic Effect of Dietary Lycopene

Key words:

lycopene, UVB

Research Institution:

Mount Sinai School of Medicine


New York


Huachen Wei

Project Description:

This study frst tested whether the carotenoid lycopene can prevent the development of UVB induced skin cancer in a mouse model. It then evaluated the subsequent therapeutic effcacy of lycopene on established skin tumors in this system.

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