The prevention of nitrosomethylurea-induced mammary tumors by d-limonene and orange oil

Terese H. Maltzman, Lind M. Hurt, Charles E. Elson, Martin A. Tanner, Michal N. Gould*

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Abstract

The monocyclic monoterpenoid d-limonene and its source, orange oil, were found to prevent rat mammary carcinomas induced by the direct-acting carcinogen nitrosomethylurea. This chemopreventive effect was limited to the promotion/progression stage in this carcinogenesis model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)781-783
Number of pages3
JournalCarcinogenesis
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research

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