Amariles Diniz Ramires

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In this study, we evaluated the mutagenic and antimutagenic activities of carrageenan, a sulfated polysaccharide, and described its mode of action by using an Allium cepa assay. The results indicate that carrageenan is not mutagenic, rather it has significant chemopreventive potential that is mediated by both demutagenic and bio-antimutagenic activities.(More)
Background The increase in body weight is a serious global public health problem, with high risk of associated diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and some forms of cancer. The option for foods with high energy value but poor in micronutrients increases the nutritional status and contributes to the deficiency of important(More)
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