Antioxidant effect of tetrahydrocurcumin in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced diabetic rats.

@article{Murugan2006AntioxidantEO,
  title={Antioxidant effect of tetrahydrocurcumin in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced diabetic rats.},
  author={Pidaran Murugan and Leelevinothan Pari},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={79 18},
  pages={1720-8}
}
Oxidative stress has been suggested to be a contributory factor in development and complication of diabetes. In the present study, we have investigated the effect of tetrahydrocurcumin (THC), one of the active metabolites of curcumin on antioxidants status in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced diabetic rats. Oral administration of THC at 80 mg/kg body weight of diabetic rats for 45 days resulted in significant reduction in blood glucose and significant increase in plasma insulin levels. In… CONTINUE READING
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