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The Interaction Between the Metabolism of Retinol and Ethanol in Esophageal Mucosa – A Possible Mechanism of Esophageal Cancer in Alcoholics

By Hirokazu Yokoyama, Haruko-Shiraishi Yokoyama and Toshifumi Hibi

Submitted: June 2nd 2011Reviewed: November 22nd 2011Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/37383

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