Polyenylphosphatidylcholine attenuates non-alcoholic hepatic fibrosis and accelerates its regression.

  title={Polyenylphosphatidylcholine attenuates non-alcoholic hepatic fibrosis and accelerates its regression.},
  author={X L Ma and Jie Zhao and Charles S. Lieber},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  volume={24 5},
BACKGROUND/AIMS Polyenylphosphatidylcholine protects against alcoholic cirrhosis in the baboon. This study assesses whether the antifibrotic effect also pertains to a species other than the baboon and to agents other than alcohol. METHODS Rats were injected with either CC14 in peanut oil or peanut oil alone, and pair-fed nutritionally adequate liquid diets, with or without polyenylphosphatidylcholine. Other rats were injected with heterologous albumin instead of CC14. To assess whether… CONTINUE READING


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