Hepatoprotective effects of lupeol and mango pulp extract of carcinogen induced alteration in Swiss albino mice.

@article{Prasad2007HepatoprotectiveEO,
  title={Hepatoprotective effects of lupeol and mango pulp extract of carcinogen induced alteration in Swiss albino mice.},
  author={Sahdeo Prasad and Neetu Kalra and Yogeshwer Shukla},
  journal={Molecular nutrition & food research},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={352-9}
}
Lupeol, a triterpene present in mango and other fruits, is known to exhibit a number of pharmacological properties including antioxidant, antilithiatic, and antidiabetic effects. In the present study, chemopreventive properties of lupeol and mango pulp extract (MPE) were evaluated against 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA) induced alteration in liver of Swiss albino mice. Lupeol (25 mg/kg body weight, bw) or 1 mL of 20% w/v aqueous MPE/mouse were daily given once for 1 wk after a single dose… CONTINUE READING

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