carcinogenesis


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carcinogenesis

[‚kärs·ən·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(cell and molecular biology)
The processes of tumor development.
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de Serres, these interests were institutionalized in the NIEHS Laboratory of Environmental Mutagenesis; the objective of this laboratory was to address "most issues associated with the emerging fields of environmental mutagenesis and carcinogenesis (as it related to mutagenesis)" in organisms "ranging from microbes to mammals" (Malling 1999).
Several investigations have shown that DMA(V) exposure causes oxidative stress, DNA damage, and specific induction of apoptosis in target organs of arsenic carcinogenesis (Jia et al.
Animal models indicate it takes a promoter or some genotoxic carcinogen to get arsenic to produce skin cancers," says Michael Waalkes, section chief of the Inorganic Carcinogenesis Section at the National Cancer Institute Laboratory of Comparative Carcinogenesis, housed at the NIEHS.
The Key Role of Ascorbate in Nickel Toxicity and Carcinogenesis
People infected with hepatitis B have increased sensitivity to aflatoxin carcinogenesis by as much as 50- to 100-fold.
1,3,4,7,9,10) "I3C and DIM affected the expression of a large number of genes that are related to the control of carcinogenesis, cell survival, and physiologic behaviors," noted one research team.
Effects of ethanol, potassium metabisulfite, formaldehyde and hydrogen peroxide on gastric carcinogenesis in rats after initiation with N-methyl-N'-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine.
PURPLE CORN COLOR SUPPRESSES RAS PROTEIN LEVEL AND INHIBITS 7,12-DIMETHYLBENZ[A] ANTHRACENE-INDUCED MAMMARY CARCINOGENESIS IN THE RAT.
Sharp's work is crucial to understanding how cells and viruses regulate their genes, a fundamental process in cell specialization, carcinogenesis, growth, healing, aging and viral diseases such as AIDS.
Major topics of discussion included genetics and toxicogenomics in the developing mammary gland, windows of susceptibility to breast carcinogenesis, molecular epidemiology, animal models, and the role of consumers, community, and breast cancer advocates.
This first reported trial of metformin for inhibiting colorectal carcinogenesis in humans provides preliminary evidence that metformin suppresses colonic epithelial proliferation and rectal ACF formation in humans, suggesting its promise for the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer.