oa South African Medical Journal - Aspects of experimental hepatocarcinogenesis - Part III. Iron overload and hepatocarcinogenesis

Volume 48, Issue 31
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In order to investigate the possible influence of iron overload in the liver on the carcinogenic action of p-dimethylaminoazobenzene (P-DAB), a group of 40 rats was fed 4% ferric citrate in maize until the livers became quite markedly siderotic.

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