Effects of Fructus Ligustri Lucidi extract on bone turnover and calcium balance in ovariectomized rats.

@article{Zhang2006EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of Fructus Ligustri Lucidi extract on bone turnover and calcium balance in ovariectomized rats.},
  author={Yan Zhang and Wan-Ping Lai and Ping Chung Leung and Chun-Fu Wu and Xinsheng Yao and Man-sau Wong},
  journal={Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={291-6}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (FLL), a kidney-tonifying Chinese herbal medicine, on the biochemical markers of bone turnover, calcium metabolism and balance in osteoporotic rat model developed by ovariectomy. Four weeks after surgical operation, animals were randomly assigned to one of the four treatments for 14 weeks: sham-operated control treated with vehicle (sham, n=8), ovariectomized group treated with vehicle (OVX, n=8), OVX group treated with… CONTINUE READING
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