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Chronic administration of phytoestrogen "daidzein" to ameliorate mean arterial pressure and vascular function in N-G-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester hypertensive rats.

@article{Prawez2015ChronicAO,
  title={Chronic administration of phytoestrogen "daidzein" to ameliorate mean arterial pressure and vascular function in N-G-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester hypertensive rats.},
  author={Shahid Prawez and Azad Ahmad Ahanger and Thakur Uttam Singh and Santosh Kumar Mishra and Souvendra Nath Sarkar and Shafiqur Rahman},
  journal={Veterinarski Arhiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={85},
  pages={451-464}
}
The 'silent killer', hypertension, leads to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure and premature death. The phytoestrogen daidzein has been associated with vaso-protective action similar to oestrogen, with minimal side effects. To explore the vaso-protective activity of daidzein and also its effect on mean arterial pressure (MAP), daidzein was chronically administered in N-G-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME)-hypertensive male Wistar rats for 6 weeks. The male Wistar rats were divided into… Expand
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