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- Mellert, Werner, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Food and chemical toxicology 2016 v.90 pp. 95-101
- Salmonidae; abnormal development; aquaculture; astaxanthin; body weight; color; developmental toxicity; dietary supplements; fetal development; fetus; gelatin; guidelines; placebos; pregnancy; rabbits; rearing; toxicology; viability
- ... Astaxanthin, a naturally occurring pigment used to give the characteristic orange-pink colour to salmonid fish reared in aquaculture, is also marketed as a dietary supplement. Synthetic 3S, 3′S-Astaxanthin was tested for potential harmful effects on the in utero development of New Zealand white rabbits in a study according to international regulatory guidelines. There were two control groups, one ...
- Mellert, Werner, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Food and chemical toxicology 2013 v.51 pp. S7
- Beagle; adverse effects; alcohols; batteries; chemistry; composite polymers; diet; dogs; drinking water; feed intake; females; histopathology; males; no observed adverse effect level; polyethylene; rats; subchronic toxicity; toxicology; weight gain
- ... The safety of polyethylene glycol-g-polyvinyl alcohol (PEG–PVA) grafted copolymer was evaluated in a 13-week oral toxicity study in rats and in a 9-month oral toxicity study in dogs. Wistar rats were administered 600, 3000, or 15,000ppm PEG–PVA grafted copolymer in their drinking water whereas beagle dogs were fed 3000, 10,000, or 30,000ppm PEG–PVA grafted copolymer in the diet. There were no mort ...