Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of legumes.

  title={Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of legumes.},
  author={S J Wu and Jing Si Wang and C C Lin and Chung-Chou H. Chang},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  volume={8 3},
Mung bean, adzuki bean, black bean and rice bean are foods and folk medicines of Taiwan. We evaluated the effects of various water extract concentrations (100, 500 and 1000 mg/kg body wt.) and silymarin (25 mg/kg body wt. on acetaminophen-induced liver injury by measuring serum glutamate-oxalate-transaminase (sGOT) and serum glutamate-pyruvate-transaminase… CONTINUE READING