Red meat and colon cancer: heme proteins and nitrite in the gut. A commentary on "diet-induced endogenous formation of nitroso compounds in the GI tract"

Free Radic Biol Med. 2007 Oct 1;43(7):1037-9. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2007.07.006. Epub 2007 Jul 14.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Colonic Neoplasms / etiology*
  • Colonic Neoplasms / pathology
  • Diet*
  • Gastrointestinal Tract / metabolism*
  • Heme / isolation & purification
  • Heme / pharmacology*
  • Hemeproteins / metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Meat*
  • Nitrites / metabolism*
  • Nitroso Compounds / metabolism*

Substances

  • Hemeproteins
  • Nitrites
  • Nitroso Compounds
  • Heme