Genotoxicity studies on licorice flavonoid oil (LFO).


Licorice flavonoid oil (LFO) is a new functional food ingredient. In this study, the genotoxicity of LFO was investigated using a test battery of three different methods. In a reverse mutation assay using four Salmonella typhimurium strains and Escherichia coli, LFO did not increase the number of revertant colonies in any tester strain with or without… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2008.04.008