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Abstract Title:

Hepatoprotective activity of Beta vulgaris against CCl4-induced hepatic injury in rats.

Abstract Source:

Fitoterapia. 2006 Feb;77(2):91-3. Epub 2005 Dec 20. PMID: 16376022

Abstract Author(s):

M Agarwal, V K Srivastava, K K Saxena, A Kumar

Abstract:

Ethanolic extract of Beta vulgaris roots given orally at doses of 1000, 2000 and 4000 mg/kg exhibited significant dose-dependent hepatoprotective activity against carbontetrachloride (CCl(4))-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Hepatotoxicity and its prevention were assessed by serum markers viz. cholesterol, triglyceride, alanine amino transferase and alkaline phosphatase.

Study Type : Animal Study
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Pharmacological Actions : Hepatoprotective

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