Feeding orange pulp improved bone quality in a rat model of male osteoporosis.

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Oxidative stress and inflammation have been linked to bone loss. We evaluated the effects of feeding orange pulp (OP), a source of vitamin C and flavonoids, on bone quality in a rat model of male osteoporosis. One-year-old retired breeder rats (n = 43) were orchidectomized (ORX) or sham-operated (SHAM). Three days postsurgery, ORX rats were randomly… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jmf.2008.0145

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@article{Morrow2009FeedingOP, title={Feeding orange pulp improved bone quality in a rat model of male osteoporosis.}, author={R. J. Morrow and Farzad Deyhim and Bhimanagouda S Patil and Barbara J. Stoecker}, journal={Journal of medicinal food}, year={2009}, volume={12 2}, pages={298-303} }