Lycopene ameliorates renal function in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes.

@article{Li2014LycopeneAR,
  title={Lycopene ameliorates renal function in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes.},
  author={Wei Li and Guo-guang Wang and Xiaohua Lu and Yu-xin Jiang and Lei Xu and Xue Zhao},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental pathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={7 8},
  pages={5008-15}
}
AIM To study the effect of lycopene on ameliorating renal function of diabetic nephropathy. METHODS Sixty male SD rats were divided into four groups: normal untreated (NC-U), normal treatment (NC-L), diabetes untreated (DM-U) and diabetes treatment (DM-L). DM was prepared by a single injection of STZ (70 mg/kg, intraperitoneally) dissolved in 0.1 M… CONTINUE READING