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Plasma Free Omega-6 and Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and the Regulation of Tumor Growth In Vivo

Project Description

Dr. Sauer investigated how the growth of tumors is regulated by two types of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). He studied how omega-6 PUFAs (in corn and safflower oils) increase liver tumor development and how omega-3 PUFAs (in fish and linseed oils) inhibit liver tumor development.

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