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Colon Cancer Inhibition by INSP6 (1992)


Colon Cancer Inhibition by INSP6

Key words:

phytic acid

Research Institution:

University of Maryland




Abulkalam M Shamsuddin

Project Description:

Dr. Shamsuddin evaluated whether dietary inositol hexaphosphate (phytic acid), a component of grains, might modulate the secretion of a pre-cancerous marker for colon cancer and thus be useful in the prevention of this cancer. This study was supported by a Matching Grant from AICR and Kellogg Company.

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