Mammary glands

Effect of Dietary Lycopene on N-Methylnitrosourea-Induced Mammary Tumorigenesis

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Abstract: Epidemiological studies suggesting protective effects of lycopene-rich foods on several types of cancer, including prostate and gastrointestinal tract. Moreover, an inverse association ...

Evaluation of Selected Chemopreventive Agents Present in Common Foodsin Mouse Mammary Gland Organ Culture

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Prevention of cancer by natural and synthetic non-toxic chemopreventiveagents has become a major research area in the past 15 years. The naturallyoccurring chemopreventive agents from the herbal ...

Adolescent Vitamin A Intake Alters Susceptibility to Mammary Carcinogenesis in the Sprague-Dawley Rat

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We tested the hypothesis that adolescent dietary vitamin A intake impacts mammary gland development and subsequent sensitivity to carcinogenesis. Sprague-Dawley rats were fed a purified diet that...

Vaccenic Acid Feeding Increases Tissue Levels of Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Suppresses Development of Premalignant Lesions

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Vaccenic Acid Feeding Increases Tissue Levels of Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Suppresses Development of Premalignant Lesions in Rat Mammary Gland.

The objective of this report was to determine whether vaccenic acid (t11-18:1) is converted efficiently to conjugated linoleic acid (c9,t11-18:2, CLA) in rats via the ?[sup 2]-desaturase reaction...

Effects of Different Dietary Fatty Acids on the Fatty Acid Compositions and the Expression of Lipid Metabolic-Related Genes

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Effects of Different Dietary Fatty Acids on the Fatty Acid Compositions and the Expression of Lipid Metabolic-Related Genes in Mammary Tumor Tissues of Rats

In this study, the effects of dietary fatty acids on the fatty acid compositions and lipid metabolic-related genes expression in N-methyl-N-nitrosourea (MNU)-induced rat mammary carcinogenesis we...

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