The effect of beta-carotene on BP-induced respiratory tract tumors in hamsters.

@article{Beems1987TheEO,
  title={The effect of beta-carotene on BP-induced respiratory tract tumors in hamsters.},
  author={Rudolf B. Beems},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={1987},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={197-204}
}
The modifying effect of beta-carotene on benzo[a]pyrene (BP)-induced tumors of the respiratory tract was investigated in Syrian hamsters. Groups of hamsters were fed a semisynthetic diet supplemented with either no or 56 mg/kg beta-carotene. Respiratory tract tumors were induced by intratracheal instillation of BP attached to ferric oxide. The beta-carotene… CONTINUE READING