Effect of fast green dye on some biophysical properties of thymocytes and splenocytes of albino mice.

@article{Ali2006EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fast green dye on some biophysical properties of thymocytes and splenocytes of albino mice.},
  author={Maha Anwar Ali and Safaa A. Bashier},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={452-61}
}
Although fast green (FG) is widely used as food colorant by the cosmetics and drug industries, there is no evidence about whether FG affects leukocytes. The aim was to investigate the effect of FG on leukocytes. Male albino mice were subdivided into five equal groups: four of them were given 125, 250, 375 and 500 mg kg(-1) bw day(-1) FG in drinking water for 44 days. The fifth (control group) was given pure water only. During the experimental period changes in body weight, lymphoid organs… CONTINUE READING