Zalatnai A

Wheat germ extract inhibits experimental colon carcinogenesis in F-344 rats


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Journal
Carcinogenesis
Release date
2001; 22(10):1649-52.
Abstract/summary

It has been demonstrated for the first time that a wheat germ extract prevents colonic cancer in laboratory animals. Four-week-old inbred male F-344 rats were used in the study. Colon carcinogenesis has been induced by azoxymethane (AOM). Ten rats served as untreated controls (group 1). For the treatment of the animals in group 2, AOM was dissolved in physiologic saline and the animals were given three subcutaneous injections 1 week apart, 15 mg/kg body weight (b/w) each.

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Pubmed
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