The Effects of Monosodium Glutamate and Tannic Acid on Adult Rats


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Calis I. U. , Cosan D. T. , Saydam F., Kolac U. K. , Soyocak A., Kurt H., ...More

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.18, no.10, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/ircmj.37912
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL

Abstract

Background: Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a widely-used flavor enhancer and stabilizer in ready-made or packaged foods. The excessive use of MSG has been shown to increase oxidative stress in different organ systems and causes glucose metabolism disorders, obesity, and coronary diseases.