Ginkgo biloba attenuates mucosal damage in a rat model of ulcerative colitis.

  title={Ginkgo biloba attenuates mucosal damage in a rat model of ulcerative colitis.},
  author={A. Mustafa and A. Elmedany and H. Hagar and Gamila El-Medany},
  journal={Pharmacological research},
  volume={53 4},
  • A. Mustafa, A. Elmedany, +1 author Gamila El-Medany
  • Published 2006
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Pharmacological research
  • Intestinal inflammatory states, regardless of specific initiating events, share common immunologically mediated pathways of tissue injury and repair. The efficacy of various drugs used to treat ulcerative colitis (UC) was investigated. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the effects of ginkgo biloba extract on the extent and severity of UC caused by intracolonic administration of acetic acid in rats. The inflammatory response was assessed by histology and measurement of myeloperoxidase… CONTINUE READING
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