Membrane stabilization as a mechanism of the anti-inflammatory activity of methanol extract of garden egg (Solanum aethiopicum)

@inproceedings{Anosike2012MembraneSA,
  title={Membrane stabilization as a mechanism of the anti-inflammatory activity of methanol extract of garden egg (Solanum aethiopicum)},
  author={Chioma A Anosike and Onyechi Obidoa and Lawrence U. S. Ezeanyika},
  booktitle={DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences},
  year={2012}
}
Some observations and reports show that people with high consumption of Solanum aethiopicum (African garden egg) have relief in arthritic pains and swelling. We aimed at assessing the effect of methanol extract of Solanum aethiopicum in experimentally induced inflammation using leukocyte mobilization and vascular permeability tests in rats and human red blood cell (HRBC) membrane stabilization as studies. Twenty five (25) adult Wistar rats of either sex (120 g – 200 g) divided into five groups… CONTINUE READING
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