Sericin consumption suppresses development and progression of colon tumorigenesis in 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-treated rats

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in many regions of the world and is prevented by dietary interventions. This study aimed to examine the chemopreventive effect of silk protein, sericin, against 1,2-dimethylhydrazineinduced colon tumorigenesis in rats in comparison with control casein diet. The result showed that 5 out of 14 of casein fed rats… CONTINUE READING