USA: Researchers develop compound based on broccoli anticancer agent
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a new compound based on a known anticancer agent found in broccoli, and say that it shows promise as a breast cancer preventive. Reporting their findings at the 224th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the scientists said that the synthetic compound oxomate could be marketed for cancer prevention if the results of tests on animals are replicated when the product is tested on humans.
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