Inhibitory effects of molybdenum on esophageal and forestomach carcinogenesis in rats.

@article{Luo1983InhibitoryEO,
  title={Inhibitory effects of molybdenum on esophageal and forestomach carcinogenesis in rats.},
  author={Xin M Luo and Haijun Wei and Shiang P. Yang},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1983},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={75-80}
}
Male weanling inbred SD rats were given ad libitum a nutritionally adequate semipurified diet and demineralized drinking water without or with 100 or 200 ppm tungsten (W) or 2 or 20 ppm molybdenum (Mo) added to the drinking water. The animals were gastrically intubated with a solution of N-nitrososarcosine ethyl ester (NSEE) from the 4th week twice weekly for 2-8 consecutive weeks. The addition of Mo at either the 2- or 20-ppm level significantly inhibited NSEE-induced esophageal and… CONTINUE READING

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