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Comparative studies on lens structure and function of newborn rats maternally treated with aspartame, monosodium glutamate and galactose

  title={Comparative studies on lens structure and function of newborn rats maternally treated with aspartame, monosodium glutamate and galactose},
  author={Hassan El-Sayyad and Soad A. Khalifa and Amoura M Abou-El-Naga and Eman HM Bakr and Hamed A. N. Jala},
Offspring Wistar albino rats maternally ingested orally 1g/kg. body weight aspartame or monosodium glutamate or galactose throughout gestation and till 21 days post-partum. The lens of offspring were investigated at 1,7,14 and 21 days-postnatal, meanwhile mothers were examined only at the end of experiment. Scanning electron microscopy and biochemical analysis of advanced glycation end product (AGE), protein carbonylation, endothelin-1 (ET-1), adhesion molecules (ICAM-1 & VCAM-1), zinc, iron… 

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