Effect of Cichorium intybus L. on the expression of hepatic NF-κB and IKKβ and serum TNF-α in STZ- and STZ+ niacinamide-induced diabetes in rats.

@article{Rezagholizadeh2016EffectOC,
  title={Effect of Cichorium intybus L. on the expression of hepatic NF-κB and IKKβ and serum TNF-α in STZ- and STZ+ niacinamide-induced diabetes in rats.},
  author={Lotfollah Rezagholizadeh and Yasin Pourfarjam and Azin Nowrouzi and Manuchehr Nakhjavani and Ali pasha Meysamie and Nasrin Ziamajidi and Peyman S Nowrouzi},
  journal={Diabetology & metabolic syndrome},
  year={2016},
  volume={8},
  pages={11}
}
BACKGROUND Inflammation is an early event in the development of diabetes type 2 (T2D). Cichorium intybus L. (chicory) possesses anti-inflammatory action. We compared the anti-inflammatory aspect of aqueous chicory seed extract (CSE) in early and late stage T2D in rats. METHODS Wistar albino rats were divided into nine final groups (n = 6). Three main… CONTINUE READING