Influence of spices on the bacterial (enzyme) activity in experimental colon cancer.

@article{Nalini1998InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of spices on the bacterial (enzyme) activity in experimental colon cancer.},
  author={Namasivayam Nalini and K S Sabitha and Periyasamy Viswanathan and Venugopal Padmanabhan Menon},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={1998},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={
          15-24
        }
}
In the presence of a known colon carcinogen, 1,2-dimethyl hydrazine (DMH), the activity of beta-glucuronidase was found to be significantly increased in the distal colon, distal intestine, liver and colon contents and the activity of mucinase was increased in both the colon and fecal contents when compared to control rats. Chilli (Capsicum annum L., Solanaceae) administration also showed an increase when compared to control rats, whereas supplementation with cumin (Cuminum cyminum L., Apiaceae… CONTINUE READING

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