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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One of the typical features in carcinogenesis is DNA mutation which can be caused by DNA damage often found in people with diabetes.
However, no single mechanism is implicated in causation of viral carcinogenesis and many diverse mechanisms are believed to play a role.
These results allow us to demonstrate that buffalo milk reduces both the development of tumors and dysplastic lesions of colon carcinogenesis in an experimental model of the large intestine.
The results of the study suggest that bLF and P-B combination can act synergistically in inhibiting HBP carcinogenesis.
which are potential therapeutic agents, while vegetable oils contain large amount of linoleic acid known to have promotional role in carcinogenesis (4).
In particular, there has been a need for chemopreventive agents targeted at the promoting stage of carcinogenesis in the two or multi-stage theory (Berenblum 1941) because it is difficult to avoid unfavorable hits by tumor-initiating agents in human life.
A recent study explored the expression of cell cycle proteins in normal, premalignant and malignant endometrial lesions representing the morphologically well defined stepwise model of human endometrial carcinogenesis.
The similarities between HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer and cervical carcinogenesis, and the "biologic plausibility of the HPV carcinogenesis model all support HPV causality of a proportion of oropharyngeal cancers," they noted.
Methoxsalen's interaction with a protein that breaks down nicotine may aid researchers in developing more potent drugs to help reduce smoking and tobacco carcinogenesis, reported Jason K.
Harris, chief of the Human Carcinogenesis Laboratory at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md.
The investigators conclude that "Future studies are needed to elucidate at which step in the pathogenesis of HPV-induced cervical carcinogenesis HSV-2 infection may be relevant.
Energy Metabolism and Carcinogenesis is the title of the second of four IEH Workshop reports that are planned as part of the FORA project.