Dietary calcium supplementation increases apoptosis in the distal murine colonic epithelium

I D Penman, Q L Liang, J Bode, M A Eastwood, M J Arends

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Abstract

Increased dietary calcium might reduce colorectal cancer risk, possibly by reduction of colonic epithelial hyperproliferation, but not all studies have demonstrated this. Little is known about the effects of calcium on colonic apoptosis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)302-7
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Pathology
Volume53
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2000

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Apoptosis
  • Bromodeoxyuridine
  • Calcium, Dietary
  • Cell Division
  • Colon
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Epithelial Cells
  • Male
  • Mice
  • Mice, Inbred C57BL

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