Radioprotective effect of extract from Spirulina platensis in mouse bone marrow cells studied by using the micronucleus test.
Qishen P, Guo BJ, Kolman A.
Department of Biotechnology, Zhongkai Agriculture and Technology College, Guangzhou People’s Republic of China.
The radioprotective effect of an extract of Spirulina platensis has been studied using the micronucleus test in polychromatic erythrocytes of bone marrow of mice. In this system the extract caused a significant reduction of the micronucleus frequencies induced by gamma-radiation.
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