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  • Products of omega-3 fatty acid metabolism may have anticancer effects, study shows

    Comparative biosciences professor Aditi Das and veterinary clinical medicine professor Timothy Fan found that a class of molecules that form when the body metabolizes omega-3 fatty acids may prevent cancer from migrating.

    Comparative biosciences professor Aditi Das and veterinary clinical medicine professor Timothy Fan found that a class of molecules that form when the body metabolizes omega-3 fatty acids may prevent cancer from migrating.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Aditi Das, call 217-244-0630; email: aditidas@illinois.edu. To reach Timothy Fan, call (217) 333-5375; email t-fan@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Antitumorigenic properties of omega-3 endocannabinoid epoxides” is available online or from the News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b00243