Lipotropic Factors and Carcinogenesis

  • Paul M. Newberne
  • Adrianne E. Rogers
Part of the Human Nutrition book series (HUNU, volume 7)


The lipotropes (choline, methionine, vitamin B12, and folic acid) have an interesting history with respect to their role in cancer causation, a part of which will be briefly reviewed here (Broad, 1982).


Partial Hepatectomy Pernicious Anemia Folate Deficiency Peanut Meal Butylate Hydroxy Anisole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul M. Newberne
    • 1
  • Adrianne E. Rogers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyBoston University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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