Effect of aspartame on some oxidative stress parameters in liver and kidney of rats

  title={Effect of aspartame on some oxidative stress parameters in liver and kidney of rats},
  author={Iman and Mohamed Hassan Mourad},
  journal={African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology},
  • ImanM. Mourad
  • Published 30 June 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Aspartame is one of the most widely used artificial sweeteners in over 90 countries worldwide. It is a highly intensity sweetener added to a large variety of food, most commonly found in low calorie beverages, desserts and table top sweeteners added to tea or coffee. The present study examined whether the daily oral administration of ASP (40 mg/kg) for 2, 4 and 6 weeks induce oxidative stress in the liver and kidney of male albino rats. Lipid peroxidation (LPO), glutathione reduced (GSH) levels… 

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