Biochanin A Ameliorates Arsenic-Induced Hepato- and Hematotoxicity in Rats.

  title={Biochanin A Ameliorates Arsenic-Induced Hepato- and Hematotoxicity in Rats.},
  author={Abdulkadhar Mohamed Jalaludeen and Woo Tae Ha and Ran Lee and Jin-Hoi Kim and Jeong Tae Do and Chankyu Park and Young Tae Heo and Won Young Lee and Hyuk Song},
  volume={21 1},
Biochanin A (BCA) is a natural organic compound of the phytoestrogenic isoflavone class that has antioxidant and metal chelator properties in the presence of transition metal ions, however, its efficacy in animal models is still obscure. Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate the protective effects of BCA against arsenic-induced hepatic injury and hematotoxicity in rats. The results suggest that arsenic intoxicated rats showed significantly higher levels of plasma hepatic… CONTINUE READING


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