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- Glenn, Keith; Klarich, DawnKylee S; Kalaba, Milica; Figueroa, Arturo; Hooshmand, Shirin; Kern, Mark; Hong, Mee Young
- Nutrition and cancer 2018 v.70 no.6 pp. 938-945
- rats, etc ; DNA; DNA damage; DNA repair; animal models; arginine; azoxymethane; body weight; carcinogenesis; citrulline; colon; colorectal neoplasms; dietary supplements; fruits; gene expression; gene expression regulation; inflammation; laboratory animals; males; methyltransferases; nitric oxide; nutrition risk assessment; risk reduction; vegetables; watermelons; Show all 25 Subjects
- ... Diets high in fruits and vegetables may help prevent colorectal cancer (CRC). Watermelon consumption may reduce CRC risk due to its concentration of l-citrulline and its role in endothelial nitric oxide (NO) production. Research suggests that increased NO levels have tumoricidal effects. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of watermelon powder supplementation on aberrant crypt f ...