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Effect of Hypocholesteremic Agents on an Experimental Brain Tumor in Mice

  • E. Grossi Paoletti
  • C. R. Sirtori
  • J. F. Weiss
  • R. Paoletti
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 4)

Abstract

Dietary deficiencies in lipids and cholesterol are known to have a retarding effect on the growth of some experimental tumors (1). A growth retardation was also observed for various experimental tumors after the administration of drugs interfering with cholesterol synthesis (2). These effects might be due to a reduced availability of cholesterol for the growth of experimental tumors, as partially confirmed by the increased incidence of spontaneous mammary carcinomas and brain tumors in mice fed diets very rich in cholesterol (3,4).

Keywords

Brain Tumor Cholesterol Biosynthesis Total Sterol Sterol Composition Sterol Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Grossi Paoletti
    • 1
  • C. R. Sirtori
    • 1
  • J. F. Weiss
    • 1
  • R. Paoletti
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PharmacologyUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

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