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Effect of red chilli powder on DNA content of gastric aspirates
  1. H. G. Desai,
  2. K. Venugopalan,
  3. F. P. Antia

    Abstract

    The intragastric infusion of red chilli powder in dosage of 1·6 and 0·8 g/hr caused a marked increase in the DNA content of the gastric aspirate compared with basal values for DNA. This observation suggests a rapid and marked exfoliation of gastric surface epithelial cells in human subjects given red chilli powder.

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