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Antioxidant activity, total phenolic and total flavonoid contents of whole plant extracts Torilis leptophylla L
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to screen various solvent extracts of whole plant of Torilis leptophylla to display potent antioxidant activity in vitro and in vivo, total phenolic and flavonoidExpand
Protective effects of Digera muricata (L.) Mart. on testis against oxidative stress of carbon tetrachloride in rat.
  • M. R. Khan, D. Ahmed
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
  • 1 June 2009
Oxidative stress induced by carbon tetrachloride (2 ml/kg body weight i.p.) in rat substantially decreases the increase in body weight and relative testis weight. It also markedly increases the levelExpand
CCl4-induced hepatotoxicity: protective effect of rutin on p53, CYP2E1 and the antioxidative status in rat
BackgroundRutin is a polyphenolic natural flavonoid which possesses antioxidant and anticancer activity. In the present study the hepatoprotective effect of rutin was evaluated against carbonExpand
Carbon tetrachloride-induced nephrotoxicity in rats: protective role of Digera muricata.
Digera muricata is used in renal disorders in folk medicine. Generation of reactive radicals has been implicated in carbon tetrachloride-induced nephrotoxicity, which are involved in lipidExpand
Hepatoprotective effects of methanol extract of Carissa opaca leaves on CCl4-induced damage in rat
BackgroundCarissa opaca (Apocynaceae) leaves possess antioxidant activity and hepatoprotective effects, and so may provide a possible therapeutic alternative in hepatic disorders. The effect producedExpand
Hepatoprotective activity of Sonchus asper against carbon tetrachloride-induced injuries in male rats: a randomized controlled trial
AbstractBackgroundSonchus asper (SAME) is used as a folk medicine in hepatic disorders. In this study, the hepatoprotective effects of the methanol extract of SAME was evaluated against carbonExpand
Evaluation of antioxidant activities of various solvent extracts of Carissa opaca fruits.
Abstract The chloroform and aqueous fractions of Carissa opaca fruit, a traditional medicinal fruit in Pakistan possessed a high amount of total phenolic and flavonoid contents as compare to otherExpand
Prevention of CCl4-induced nephrotoxicity with Sonchus asper in rat.
Sonchus asper (SA) is locally used in renal aliments. The present work investigated the antioxidant effects of S. asper methanolic extract (SAME) against CCl(4)-induced nephrotoxicity inExpand
Antileishmanial, Toxicity, and Phytochemical Evaluation of Medicinal Plants Collected from Pakistan
Leishmaniasis is an important parasitic problem and is in focus for development of new drugs all over the world. Objective of the present study was to evaluate phytochemical, toxicity, andExpand
Assessment of Antioxidant Potential, Total Phenolics and Flavonoids of Different Solvent Fractions of Monotheca Buxifolia Fruit
Objectives This study was conducted to investigate the antioxidant potential of methanol extract and its derived fractions (hexane, ethyl acetate, butanol, and aqueous) of fruits of MonothecaExpand