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Soy Protein Prevents Skin Tumors From Developing In Mice, UC Berkeley Researchers Find

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October 17, 2001
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New research at the University of California, Berkeley, may add yet another boost to the healthy reputation of the humble soybean. A study published Oct. 15 in the journal Cancer Research shows that mice with the soy protein lunasin applied to their skin had significantly lower rates of skin cancer than mice without the lunasin treatment.

Berkeley - New research at the University of California, Berkeley, may add yet another boost to the healthy reputation of the humble soybean. A study published Oct. 15 in the journal Cancer Research shows that mice with the soy protein lunasin applied to their skin had significantly lower rates of skin cancer than mice without the lunasin treatment. More than two years ago, the same UC Berkeley researchers discovered that injecting the lunasin gene into cancer cells in a culture stopped cell division. In their latest work, they tested whether the lunasin protein could prevent normal cells from becoming cancerous in both cell cultures and in mice.


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University Of California - Berkeley. (2001, October 17). Soy Protein Prevents Skin Tumors From Developing In Mice, UC Berkeley Researchers Find. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011015055051.htm
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