Can apricot kernels fatty acids delay the atrophied hepatocytes from progression to fibrosis in dimethylnitrosamine (DMN)-induced liver injury in rats?

  title={Can apricot kernels fatty acids delay the atrophied hepatocytes from progression to fibrosis in dimethylnitrosamine (DMN)-induced liver injury in rats?},
  author={M. K. Abdel-rahman},
  journal={Lipids in Health and Disease},
  pages={114 - 114}
  • M. Abdel-rahman
  • Published 7 July 2011
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Lipids in Health and Disease
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