Tributyrin, a butyrate precursor, impairs growth and induces apoptosis and differentiation in pancreatic cancer cells.
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- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Our data may provide a rationale for the therapeutic use of peroral tributyrin in patients with pancreatic cancer, because this drug enables plasma concentrations of butyrate which inhibit growth, induce differentiation and cause apoptosis in pancreatic cancer cells.
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