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Biomarkers as early predictors of long-term health status and human immune function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10568345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A central issue that must be addressed by phytonutrient research is how to assess the effects of phytonutrients on long-term health. Proper assessment of these effects requires the measurement of biomarkers of long-term health in people consuming any particular phytonutrient. This is a brief review of what is known about biomarkers of cancer risk, immune function, and aging. Relatively few biomarkers of long-term health have been even partially validated in experimental animals or people.
R Bronson; D Birt; S N Meydani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nutrition reviews     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0029-6643     ISO Abbreviation:  Nutr. Rev.     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-08     Completed Date:  1999-12-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376405     Medline TA:  Nutr Rev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S7-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Antioxidants Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aging / physiology
Biological Markers*
Health Status*
Immune System / physiology
Plant Proteins / physiology*,  therapeutic use
Preventive Medicine
United States
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers; 0/Plant Proteins

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