Both oxidative stress and inflammatory reactions play a major role in alcoholic liver fibrosis. We evaluated the efficacy of ascorbic acid (AA) and silymarin in the regression of alcohol-induced inflammation in hepatocytes of guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus). Animals were administered with ethanol at a daily dose of 4 g/kg body weight (b.wt) for 90 days. On… (More)
The applicability of stem cells from the human endometrium and fallopian tube for regeneration is a fascinating area of research because of the role of these cells in dynamic tissue remodelling and their cyclical regenerative property during the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. Nevertheless, studies on the identity of biomarkers of these stem cells are… (More)
This investigation studied the innate immune parameters of Macrobrachium malcolmsonii fed diets enriched with 0, 0.01%, 0.1%, or 1.0% Andrographis paniculata extract and infected with Lactococcus garviae. The total hemocyte count did not significantly differ between treatments during the first week but was significantly higher in prawns fed the 0.1% or 1.0%… (More)
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