Anti-Cancer Molecule in Tomatoes Tracked by Researchers

Anti-Cancer Molecule in Tomatoes Tracked by Researchers
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a method to trace the body’s absorption, distribution and metabolism of lycopene, a pigment that gives tomatoes their color and has been shown to reduce the growth of prostate tumors in several animal models. The research paper, entitled “Compartmental and non-compartmental modeling of ¹³C-lycopene absorption, isomerization, and distribution

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Margarida graduated with a BS in Health Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a MSc in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-UL). She worked as a molecular biologist research associate at a Cambridge UK-based biotech company that discovers and develops therapeutic, fully human monoclonal antibodies.

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