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beta-Glucan extracted from the medicinal mushroom Agaricus blazei prevents the genotoxic effects of benzo[a]pyrene in the human hepatoma cell line HepG2
(Archives of Toxicology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
The mushroom Agaricus blazei is studied for its nutraceutical potential and as a medicinal supplement. The aim of the present study was to investigate the chemoprotective effect of beta-glucan extracted from the mushroom ...
In vivo genotoxicity evaluation of a treated urban sewage sludge sample
(Mutation Research: Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 2009-05-31) [Artigo]
Tons of sludge is produced daily in sewage treatment plants of large cities, causing an enormous disposal problem. Because recycling has been proposed to mitigate the Situation, the potential adverse health effects of the ...
Genetic biomonitoring of an urban population exposed to mutagenic airborne pollutants
(Environment International, 2009-10-01) [Artigo]
Biomonitoring studies have increased as a consequence of risks and effects to human health on exposure to environmental contaminants, mainly air pollutants. Genetic biomarkers are useful tools for the early assessment of ...
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 ...