Use of activated heterocyclic amines in the screening of dietary antimutagens

Hikoya Hayatsu, Sakae Arimoto-Kobayashi, Tomoe Negishi

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Experimental methods suitable for detecting antimutagenic substances against heterocyclic amines are described. The proposed methodology will allow identification of direct interactions between the metabolically activated form of a heterocyclic amine and an antimutagenic compound.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-230
Number of pages6
JournalMutation Research - Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 18 1998



  • (-)-Epigallocatechin gallate
  • Activated heterocyclic amine
  • Antimutagen screening
  • Chlorophyllin
  • Hemin- agarose
  • Monascus yellow
  • Purpurin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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