Comparison of prostanoids and their precursor fatty acids in human hepatocellular carcinoma and noncancerous reference tissues.

Eicosanoid production and the compositions of precursor fatty acids were determined in human cancerous and reference liver tissues. Seventeen hepatectomized cases (12 cases of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and 5 cases of metastatic liver cancer) were evaluated. The cancerous tissues and the noncancerous reference tissues were separated, lipids were… CONTINUE READING