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Fatty Acids, Proteoglycans and Breast Cancer (2005)


Fatty Acids, Proteoglycans and Breast Cancer

Key words:

omega 3, proteoglycan metabolism

Research Institution:

Wake Forest University


North Carolina


Iris J Edwards

Project Description:

This study examined the role of membrane proteoglycans in regulation of cell proliferation and apoptosis, and how dietary omega-3 fatty acids through alteration of proteoglycan metabolism can prevent or slow the growth of breast cancer.

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