EVALUATION OF GENETIC EFFECTS OF SOME GENOTOXIC COMPOUNDS IN Tradescantia pallida H. WITH MICRONUCLEUS AND STAMEN-HAIR MUTATION TESTS


İlhan D., Aki C.

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, vol.18, no.10, pp.1828-1831, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.1828-1831

Abstract

The aim of this study is to evaluate Sunset Yellow (E I 10) and Brilliant Black (E 15 1) food-coloring substances which are putative to genotoxic activity, and commonly used in food industry with Tradescantia pallida micronucleus (Trad-MCN) test and Tradescantia pallida stamen-hair mutation (Trad-SHM) test.