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In vitro vasorelaxation mechanisms of bioactive compounds extracted from Hibiscus sabdariffa on rat thoracic aorta
BackgroundIn this study, we suggested characterizing the vasodilator effects and the phytochemical characteristics of a plant with food usage also used in traditional treatment of arterial high blood… Expand
Red wine polyphenols prevent angiotensin II-induced hypertension and endothelial dysfunction in rats: role of NADPH oxidase.
- M. Sarr, M. Chataigneau, +6 authors V. Schini-Kerth
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Cardiovascular research
- 1 September 2006
OBJECTIVE Chronic administration of moderate amounts of red wine has been associated with a protective effect on the cardiovascular system. This study examined whether red wine polyphenols prevent… Expand
Aspects épidémiologiques et cliniques de l'infection à VIH de l'enfant au centre hospitalier national d'enfants Albert-Royer à Dakar
Resume Au Senegal ou la prevalence du virus de l'immunodeficience humaine (VIH) est estimee a 1,4 % dans la population generale, pres de 3000 enfants seraient touches par l'infection a VIH. Un suivi… Expand
Endothelium-derived contracting factors mediate the Ang II-induced endothelial dysfunction in the rat aorta: preventive effect of red wine polyphenols
- M. Kane, N. Etienne-Selloum, +6 authors V. Schini-Kerth
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Pflügers Archiv - European Journal of Physiology
- 1 April 2010
Angiotensin II (Ang II)-induced hypertension is associated with vascular oxidative stress and an endothelial dysfunction. This study examined the role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and… Expand
Role of S-nitrosation of cysteine residues in long-lasting inhibitory effect of nitric oxide on arterial tone.
S-Nitrosation of cysteine residues plays an important role in nitric oxide (NO) signaling and transport. The aim of the present study was to investigate the role of S-nitrosothiols as a storage form… Expand
Angiotensin II Induces the Vascular Expression of VEGF and MMP-2 in vivo: Preventive Effect of Red Wine Polyphenols
- Allison Walter, N. Etienne-Selloum, M. Sarr, M. Kane, A. Beretz, V. Schini-Kerth
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of Vascular Research
- 20 March 2008
Objective: Previous investigations have indicated that angiotensin II (Ang II)-induced hypertension and endothelial dysfunction are prevented by intake of red wine polyphenols (RWPs). Ang II has also… Expand
Hypoglycaemic and antidiabetic activity of acetonic extract of Vernonia colorata leaves in normoglycaemic and alloxan-induced diabetic rats.
- G. Y. Sy, A. Cissé, R. Nongonierma, M. Sarr, N. A. Mbodj, B. Faye
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 8 April 2005
The aqueous extract of Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake (Composeae) leaves is used by African traditional medicine practitioners as a remedy for the treatment of diabetes. Our previous studies have… Expand
[Hepatitis B infection in infantile population of Sénégal].
Hepatitis B is endemic in Senegal. According to many data, the prevalence of this infection in adult population is up 85%. Young children are victims of the intensive circulation of this virus.… Expand
[Epidemiological and clinical aspects of paediatric HIV infections in Albert-Royer Paediatric Hospital (Dakar, Senegal)].
- A. Diack Mbaye, H. Signaté Sy, +6 authors H. Sow
- Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la…
UNLABELLED Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection prevalence rate is estimated at 1.4% in Senegal, and about 3,000 children could be infected. HIV positive children are followed up since 2000… Expand