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Antioxidants Accelerate Lung Cancer Progression in Mice

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Science Translational Medicine  29 Jan 2014:
Vol. 6, Issue 221, pp. 221ra15
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3007653

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    • Fung-Lung Chung, Principal Investigator, Professor of Oncology
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    Dear Editor: Dear Editor: We would like to point out an erroneous statement in the article published in Sci Transl Med 6, 221ra15 (2014) entitled Antioxidants Accelerate Lung Cancer Progression in Mice by Volkan I. Sayin, Mohamed X. Ibrahim, Erik Larsson, Jonas A. Nilsson, Per Lindahl, Martin O. Bergo. The authors stated in the introduction section that Despite the striking discordance between the use of antioxidants and the...

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    Competing Interests: None declared.
  • Reversed pH gradient explains antioxidant-mediated acceleration in lung cancer

    Trizah K. Milugo and Joel W. Ochieng, Center for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi P. O. Box 30197 Nairobi, 00100.

    Correspondence to: jochieng@uonbi.ac.ke Tel: +254 711 121359

    Antioxidants are chemical compounds that can prevent oxidation of other molecules by donating electrons, thereby neutralizing free radicals that may otherwis...

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    Competing Interests: None declared.