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Monosodium Glutamate: Feeding of Large Amounts in Man and Gerbils

Science  18 Sep 1970:
Vol. 169, Issue 3951, pp. 1208-1209
DOI: 10.1126/science.169.3951.1208

Abstract

Oral administration of large amounts of glutamic acid to adult humans and animals in a formula diet appeared to cause no clinical pathological changes. The only biochemically demonstrable effect was a decrease in serum cholesterol and associated beta lipoproteins.

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