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Effect of Ginkgo biloba extract on carrageenan-induced acute local inflammation in gamma irradiated rats.

  title={Effect of Ginkgo biloba extract on carrageenan-induced acute local inflammation in gamma irradiated rats.},
  author={I Hedayat and Omar M.E. Abdel Salam and Ayman R. Baiuomy},
  journal={Die Pharmazie},
  volume={60 8},
The effect of low dose whole-body gamma irradiation on inflammation and its possible modulation by Ginkgo biloba extract (GbE) was studied in the carrageenan-induced paw oedema model. Rats were subjected to two doses of gamma radiation (2 Gy or intermittent radiation at 2 Gy increment delivered daily up to cumulative dose of 4 Gy), 4 h before unilateral subplantar injection of carrageenan. The effect of GbE (25 or 50 mg/kg) administered subcutaneously daily for 3 days was also studied. Local… Expand
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