Antioxidant and ACE enhancing potential of Pankajakasthuri in fluoride toxicity: An in vitro study on mammalian lungs

@article{Vasant2011AntioxidantAA,
  title={Antioxidant and ACE enhancing potential of Pankajakasthuri in fluoride toxicity: An in vitro study on mammalian lungs},
  author={Rupal A. Vasant and Mona C Khajuria and A. V. R. L. Narasimhacharya},
  journal={Toxicology and Industrial Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={793 - 801}
}
  • Rupal A. Vasant, Mona C Khajuria, A. V. R. L. Narasimhacharya
  • Published 2011
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Toxicology and Industrial Health
  • Fluoride toxicity occurs due to high concentrations of fluoride in water sources or anthropogenic causes. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of an Ayurvedic drug—Pankajakasthuri (PK)—in relation to fluoride-induced toxicity in mammalian lungs. The results indicated that sodium fluoride increased lipid peroxidation and decreased enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants in a concentration-dependent manner in lungs. The antioxidant potential of the lungs was suppressed… CONTINUE READING
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