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Title:The Influence of Beta-Carotene and Lycopene on Human Prostate Tumor Cells in Vitro and Human Prostate Tumors in Mice
Author(s):Williams, Alexa W.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):John W. Erdman, Jr.
Department / Program:Food Science and Human Nutrition
Discipline:Food Science and Human Nutrition
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Health Sciences, Oncology
Abstract:An overall goal of this research was to investigate the influence of tomatoes, BC and lycopene on prostate carcinogenesis under biologically relevant conditions. To this end, a novel approach for the delivery of carotenoids to cells in culture and a murine model were developed. There was no evidence from the athymic model that whole tomato or tomato extracts reduced the progression of advanced prostate cancer.
Issue Date:1998
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:145 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/83728
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9834758
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1998


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