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Dietary anticarcinogens and antimutagens : chemical and biological aspects / edited by I.T. Johnson and G.R. Fenwick.

Johnson, I. T. (Added Author). Fenwick, G. R. (Added Author).
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Subject: Antimutagens > Congresses.
Cancer > Prevention > Congresses.
Cancer > Diet therapy > Congresses.
Antineoplastic agents > Congresses.
Cancer > Nutritional aspects > Congresses.
Neoplasms > therapy > Congresses.
Anticarcinogenic Agents > Congresses.
Antimutagenic Agents > Congresses.
Diet Therapy > Congresses.
Neoplasms > prevention & control > Congresses.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 1845698185
  • ISBN: 9781845698188
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 438 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Dietary Anticarcinogens and Antimutagens: Chemical and Biological Aspects; Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; Section 1: Anticarcinogens and Mutagens in the Human Diet: Epidemiology; Chapter 1.1 Colorectal Neoplasia and Meat: Epidemiology and Mechanisms; 1 Introduction; 2 The Epidemiologic Data; 3 Mechanisms; 4 Summary; 5 References; Chapter 1.2. Green Tea as a Cancer Preventive; 1 Abstract; 2 Introduction; 3 Cancer Chemoprevention; 4 Anticarcinogenic Effects and Other Preventive Activities; 5 Bioavailability of Tea Polyphenols; 6 Epidemiological Studies.
7 Two Stages of Cancer Prevention with Green Tea8 Summary; 9 References; Chapter 1.3 Dietary Fibre and Resistant Starch -- Do They Protect against Cancer?; 1 Introduction; 2 RS, Soluble DF and Cancer; 3 Insoluble DF and Cancer; 4 Conclusions; 5 References; Chapter 1.4 Antioxidant Catechins: Intake and Major Sources in the Dutch Population; 1 Introduction; 2 Catechin Content of Foods; 3 National Food Consumption Survey; 4 Conclusions; 5 References; Chapter 1.5. Intake of Selected Vitamins and Bioflavonoids from Vitamin and Mineral Supplements by Subjects in the EPIC- NORFOLK Study, UK.
1 Ecological Factors of the Colon Related to Tumour Growth2 Risk Factors of Colon Cancer and Relation to Colon Heat; 3 References; Section 2: Bioavailability of Dietary Anticarcinogens and Mutagens; Chapter 2.1 Bioavailabilities of Bioactive Components in the Human Diet; 1 From Epidemiology to Experiment: A Leap of Faith; 2 Determining Bioavailability is Essential to Progress; 3 Experimental Approaches; 4 References; Chapter 2.2 The First Step in the Metabolism of Flavonoid Glycosides; References.
Chapter 2.3 Kinetic Models Describing In vitro Transport and Metabolism of Isoflavones and Their Glycosides in Human Caco-2 Cells1 Introduction; 2 Materials and Method; 3 Results; 4 Discussion; 5 References; Chapter 2.4 Transport and Metabolism of Genistein, Daidzein and Their Glycosides in Caco-2 Cells and in Perfused Gut Segments; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials and Method; 3 Results; 4 Discussion; 5 References; Chapter 2.5 Stability of Flavonol Glycosides During Digestion and Evidence for Interaction with the Sodium Dependent Glucose/Galactose Transport Pathway; 1 Introduction; 2 Methods.
Summary: Comprehensive and international in content, Dietary anticarcinogens and antimutagens: Chemical and biological aspects includes topics as diverse as the health benefits of tea, wine and beer, through the prevention of various cancers, to the development of effective communication for healthy eating. The book is organised in to sections covering: epidemiology of diet and cancer; mechanisms of DNA damage and repair; the body's various protective mechanisms; and experimental approaches to the study of diet and cancer, with particular emphasis on humans as subjects.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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