Category Archives: Neu5Gc

Sugar molecule links red meat consumption and elevated cancer risk in animal model.


While people who eat a lot of red meat are known to be at higher risk for certain cancers, other carnivores are not, prompting researchers at the University of California to investigate the possible tumour-forming role of a sugar called Neu5Gc, which is naturally found in most mammals but not in humans. The scientists found that feeding Neu5Gc to mice

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