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Factors Affecting Nitrosoproline Formation in Vivo (1989)


Factors Affecting Nitrosoproline Formation in Vivo

Key words:

nitrosoproline, ascorbic acid, vegetables, esophagus

Research Institution:

Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer




Sidney S Mirvish

Project Description:

Dr. Mirvish evaluated whether a test for nitrosoproline in urine might reliably identify people at increased risk for cancer of the esophagus and stomach. He also sought to determine whether increased ascorbic acid and vegetables in the diet might protect against this risk.

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