Studies on effect of monosodium glutamate (MSG) on various fractions of lipids and certain carbohydrate metabolic enzymes in liver and blood of adult male mice.

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) was administered subcutaneously to adult male mice for 6 days at dose levels of 2, 4, and 8 mg/g body wt. Dose levels above 4 mg/g body wt. showed significant increase in content of liver total lipids, phospholipids, triglycerides and free fatty acids, 31 days after the last injection. Blood glutamate level was significantly… (More)