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Possible Clastogenic Effects of Sodium Metabisulfite on Cultured Human Lymphocytes


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Different food sources need to be preserved so as to cope with their high demands to increasing population. For that, certain chemicals, commonly known as food preservatives are extensively used. Sodium metabisulfite (SMB) is one such food preservatives, that act as an antimicrobial agent for food products like biscuits, chocolates, sausages, jams and jellies, as well as alcoholic liquors such as beer, wine, champagne etc.
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  • Possible Clastogenic Effects of Sodium Metabisulfite on Cultured Human Lymphocytes

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P. K. Gadhia
Department of Biosciences, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat - 395 007, India
Siddika Shaikh
Department of Biosciences, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat - 395 007, India
Hina Patel
Department of Biosciences, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat - 395 007, India
Meonis Pithawala
Department of Biosciences, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat - 395 007, India

Abstract


Different food sources need to be preserved so as to cope with their high demands to increasing population. For that, certain chemicals, commonly known as food preservatives are extensively used. Sodium metabisulfite (SMB) is one such food preservatives, that act as an antimicrobial agent for food products like biscuits, chocolates, sausages, jams and jellies, as well as alcoholic liquors such as beer, wine, champagne etc.