Effects of lutein from marigold extract on immunity and growth of mammary tumors in mice.

@article{Chew1996EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of lutein from marigold extract on immunity and growth of mammary tumors in mice.},
  author={Boon P. Chew and Michael Ming Wong and Thang S. Wong},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={1996},
  volume={16 6B},
  pages={
          3689-94
        }
}
The effects of dietary lutein from marigold extract on the development and growth of a transplantable murine mammary tumor and on lymphocyte function were investigated. Mice were fed a diet containing 0.1% or 0.4% of lutein. In experiment 1, mice were fed the diets for 3 weeks and infused with mammary tumor cells into the mammary gland. Dietary lutein increased tumor latency and inhibited mammary tumor growth in a dose-dependent manner. The incidence of palpable tumors on day 28 post-infusion… CONTINUE READING

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