Antihyperlipidemic effect of curcumin and tetrahydrocurcumin in experimental type 2 diabetic rats.

Abstract

Hyperlipidemia is an associated complication of diabetes mellitus. In the present study, we investigated the effect of tetrahydrocurcumin (THC), one of the active metabolites of curcumin on lipid profile in streptozotocin (STZ)-nicotinamide-induced diabetic rats. THC 80 mg/kg body weight was orally administered to diabetic rats for 45 days, resulting in a… (More)

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