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In vitro toxicity evaluation of estragole-containing preparations derived from Foeniculum vulgareMill. (fennel) on HepG2 cells

  • Levorato S, Dominici L, Fatigoni C, et al. ,

  • Food Chem Toxicol ,

  • 2018,

  • 111:616-622

  • Instrument: NucleoCounter® NC-3000™
  • Cell Type: Hepatocytes
  • Assay: Cell Count & Viability Assay

Estragole, a common component of herbs and spices, is a wellknown genotoxic hepatocarcinogen in rodents, whereas its potential toxic effect in humans is still debated. In the European contest, one of the major sources of human exposure to this phytochemical...

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