TITLE

EFFECTS OF DIETARY FIBRE ON POLYP FORMATION, CELL PROLIFERATION AND CRYPT FISSION IN THE MIN MOUSE

AUTHOR(S)
Mandir, N.; Goodlad, R. A.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study, which analyzes effects of dietary fibre on polyp formation, cell proliferation and crypt fission in the Min mouse. 90% of all colon cancer is environmental, mostly due to diet and lifestyle. It has long been believed that high fibre diets are a "good thing" and are protective against colorectal cancer. This has induced food industries to promote synthetic fibres to be added to food, termed as "functional foods", aimed to be beneficial to health. However, some animal studies and human epidemiological studies have indicated the converse.
ACCESSION #
13218892

 

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