Effect of diets high in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids on initiation and postinitiation stages of colon carcinogenesis.

@article{Reddy1991EffectOD,
  title={Effect of diets high in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids on initiation and postinitiation stages of colon carcinogenesis.},
  author={B. Somasekhara Reddy and C Burill and J Rigotty},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1991},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={487-91}
}
The effect of dietary menhaden oil containing omega-3 fatty acids and corn oil rich in omega-6 fatty acids fed during the initiation and/or postinitiation stages of colon carcinogenesis was investigated in male F344 rats. At 5 weeks of age, all animals were divided into seven groups (39 rats/group) and fed the semipurified diets containing 5% corn oil (LCO), 23.5% corn oil (HCO), or 18.5% menhaden oil plus 5% corn oil (HFO). At 7 weeks of age, all animals except the vehicle (normal saline… CONTINUE READING

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