AIM The role of CYP1A in the protection of aristolochic acid (AA)I-induced nephrotoxicity has been suggested. In the present study we investigated the effects of beta-naphthoflavone (BNF), a non-carcinogen CYP1A inducer, on AAI-induced kidney injury. METHODS Mice were pretreated with 80 mg/kg BNF by daily intraperitoneal injection (ip) for 3 days followed… (More)
Gastrointestinal mucositis is a major side effect of chemotherapy, leading to life quality reduction in patients and interrupting the therapy of cancer. Chimonanthus nitens var. salicifolius (CS) is a traditional Chinese herb for enteral disease. Considering the protective effect of CS on intestine, we hypothesize that the aqueous extract of CS could be… (More)
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