Abroma augusta L. (Malvaceae) leaf extract attenuates diabetes induced nephropathy and cardiomyopathy via inhibition of oxidative stress and inflammatory response

@inproceedings{Khanra2014AbromaAL,
  title={Abroma augusta L. (Malvaceae) leaf extract attenuates diabetes induced nephropathy and cardiomyopathy via inhibition of oxidative stress and inflammatory response},
  author={Ritu Khanra and Saikat Dewanjee and Tarun K Dua and Ranabir Sahu and Moumita Gangopadhyay and Vincenzo De Feo and Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq},
  booktitle={Journal of Translational Medicine},
  year={2014}
}
Abroma augusta L. (Malvaceae) leaf is traditionally used to treat diabetes in India and Southern Asia. Therefore, current study was performed to evaluate the protective effect of defatted methanol extract of A. augusta leaves (AA) against type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and its associated nephropathy and cardiomyopathy in experimental rats. Antidiabetic activity of AA extracts (100 and 200 mg/kg, p.o.) was measured in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced type 2 diabetic (T2D) rat. Fasting blood… CONTINUE READING
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