Hepatocyte membrane stabilization by prostaglandins E1 and E2: favorable effects on rat liver injury.


When prostaglandin (PG) E1 was continuously administered to rats from 24 hours before giving a dose of carbon tetrachloride, deranged serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase levels and prothrombin time were significantly reduced 12 hours after intoxication compared with controls. A similar effect of PGE1 was seen at 24 hours in D-galactosamine-intoxicated rats… (More)


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