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Evaluation of the Wound Healing Activity of Sesame Oil Extract in Rats

  title={Evaluation of the Wound Healing Activity of Sesame Oil Extract in Rats},
  author={Mohammad Reza Sharif and Javad Alizargar and Alireza Sharif},
Wound healing is a very complex process. Free radicals are generated at the site of injury, which are known to impair the healing process. The use of antioxidants has been shown to promote wound healing. Sesamin and sesamolin are the oil-soluble lignans in the sesame oil extract and proved to have antioxidant activity. In the present study, we have examined the characteristics of sesame oil extract in healing dermal wounds in rats. Male Wistar rats divided in 5 groups of 10 animals each and… 

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