Evaluation of the radioprotective effect of turmeric extract and vitamin E in mice exposed to therapeutic dose of radioiodine

@article{Bhartiya2008EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the radioprotective effect of turmeric extract and vitamin E in mice exposed to therapeutic dose of radioiodine},
  author={Uma S. Bhartiya and Yogita S. Raut and Lebana J. Joseph and Rohini W. Hawaldar and Badanidiyoor S. Rao},
  journal={Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={382-386}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the radioprotective effect of turmeric extract (40 mg/kg body weight) and vitamin E (α- tocopherol acetate, 400 IU/kg body weight) supplementation on lipid peroxidation, reduced glutathione and antioxidant defense enzymes in various organs like liver, kidney and salivary glands at 24 h in adult Swiss mice. 131Iodine exposure significantly increased lipid peroxidation in kidney and salivary glands in comparison to control animals. Pre supplementation with… CONTINUE READING