Antiproliferative effect of dietary glucarate on the Sprague-Dawley rat mammary gland.

Dietary glucarate has previously been shown to inhibit chemical carcinogen-induced rat mammary tumorigenesis. It is demonstrated in this paper that in the mammary gland of the female Sprague-Dawley rat, feeding glucarate at a dose of 70 mmol/kg AIN76A diet for 2 weeks beginning at 35 days of age, markedly reduces [3H]thymidine labeling. Specific… CONTINUE READING