Antimutagenic activity of lettuce and chard extracts.

  title={Antimutagenic activity of lettuce and chard extracts.},
  author={A. P{\'e}rez and G. Gago},
  journal={Die Nahrung},
  volume={35 4},
The ability of lettuce and chard extracts to reduce the mutagenic activity of Benzo[a]pyrene was studied. In this experiment several groups of male Balb/C mice were treated with different doses of the substances under study. B[a]p was administered at doses of 36 and 72 mg/kg of body weight to groups II and III, respectively. The lettuce extract combined with the doses of B[a]p were administered to groups IV and V. The experiment was performed again under the same conditions to test the effect… Expand
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