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Definition of "antimutagenic" [antimutagenic]

  • Serving to counter a mutagen. (adjective)

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Use "antimutagenic" in a sentence
  • ""A reduced risk associated with consumption of wine and beer might be due to the phenolics they contain as these possess antioxidant and antimutagenic properties," the authors speculate."
  • "It is also rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants, many of which have been found to have antibiotic and antimutagenic properties."
  • "Mutagenic and antimutagenic effects of coffee and caffeine on cultured cells of bacterial and mammalian origin have been demonstrated, but mutagenic effects would be almost non-existent at the usual levels of coffee consumption in humans."