Heme oxygenase-1-related carbon monoxide and flavonoids in ischemic/reperfused rat retina.

PURPOSE There is increasing evidence to show cytoprotective effects of various flavonoid-rich extracts and the tissue-protective capacity of flavonoid-rich extract of sour cherry is due to flavonoid components of seeds. Sour cherry seed flavonoids were evaluated for their contribution to postischemic recovery related to endogenous carbon monoxide (CO… (More)