Influence of Dietary Tryptophan on the Induction of 7-Glutamyltranspeptidase- positive Foci in the Livers of Rats Treated with Hepatocarcinogen1

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The ingestion of an elevated level (2%) of t-tryptophan (TRP) in a purified diet was investigated to determine whether it would influence the induction of -y-glutamyltranspeptidase (GGT>positive foci in the livers of rats exposed to a hepatocarcinogen. Subtotal hepatectomies were performed, and 18 h later, the rats were given injections i.p. of… (More)

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