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Evaluation of the antigenotoxicity of polysaccharides and beta-glucans from Agaricus blazei, a model study with the single cell gel electrophoresis/Hep G2 assay
(Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2009-11-01) [Artigo]
The mushroom Agaricus blazei (Agaricus brasiliensis) has been drawing attention because of its medicinal properties. Among its isolated compounds, special consideration is given to beta-glucans, which are cell wall ...
Protective effects of beta-glucan extracted from barley against benzo[a]pyrene-induced DNA damage in hepatic cell HepG2
(Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
The aim of the present study was to assess the genotoxic and antigenotoxic effect of beta-glucan (BG) extracted from barley. The genotoxicity of BG was tested in the single-cell gel electrophoresis assays (SCGE)/HepG2 test ...
Changes in gene expression in PBMCs profiles of PPAR alpha target genes in obese and non-obese individuals during fasting
(Annals Of Nutrition And Metabolism, 2015-01-01) [Artigo]
Background: The prevalence of obesity has risen dramatically and the World Health Organization estimates that 700 million people will be obese worldwide by 2015. Approximately, 50% of the Brazilian population above 20 years ...