Improvement of kidney redox states contributes to the beneficial effects of dietary pomegranate peel against barium chloride-induced nephrotoxicity in adult rats.

@article{Elwej2016ImprovementOK,
  title={Improvement of kidney redox states contributes to the beneficial effects of dietary pomegranate peel against barium chloride-induced nephrotoxicity in adult rats.},
  author={Awatef Elwej and Imen Ghorbel and Rim Marrekchi and Ons Boudawara and Kamel Jamoussi and Tahia Sallemi Boudawara and Najiba Zeghal and Mediha Sefi},
  journal={Archives of physiology and biochemistry},
  year={2016},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={130-40}
}
CONTEXT Pomegranate (Punica granatum L., Punicaceae) is known to possess enormous antioxidant activity. OBJECTIVE This study investigates the protective effects of pomegranate peel against barium-mediated renal damage. MATERIALS AND METHODS Rats were exposed during 21 days either to barium (67 ppm), barium + pomegranate peel (5% of diet) or to only… CONTINUE READING