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Natural antioxidant products are increasingly being used to treat various pathological liver injuries considering the role of oxidative stress in their pathogenesis. Auricularia polytricha has been used as food or medicine due to its antioxidant activity. The aim of the study was to evaluate the protective effect of the aqueous extract of the fruiting(More)
CONTEXT Kaempferol has a large particle size and poor water solubility, leading to poor oral bioavailability. The present work aimed to develop a kaempferol nanosuspension (KNS) to improve pharmacokinetics and absolute bioavailability. METHODS A nanosuspension was prepared using high pressure homogenization (HPH) techniques. The physico-chemical(More)
Acetaminophen has a reasonable safety profile when consumed in therapeutic doses. However, it could induce hepatotoxicity and even acute liver failure when taken at an overdose. Pioglitazone, PPARγ ligand, is clinically tested and used in treatment of diabetes. PPARγ is a key nuclear hormone receptor of lipid metabolisms and regulates several gene(More)
The present study was designed to evaluate the acute and chronic antidepressant effect of genistein in combination with amitriptyline in mice. Animals were divided into six groups (n = 6) for treatment with water, genistein, or amitriptyline, either alone or in combination for ten days. Animals were subjected to locomotor activity testing; tail suspension(More)
OBJECTIVE Diabetes mellitus is a syndrome of multiple etiologies. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes lead to multiple abnormalities of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism. The aim of this investigation was to study the influence of fenofibrate on the blood glucose lowering effect of glibenclamide. MATERIALS AND METHODS Glibenclamide (0.45, 0.23 mg/kg) and(More)
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