Prooxidant activity of norbixin in model of acute gastric ulcer induced by ethanol in rats.

Abstract

Free radicals and oxidative stress play a central role in gastric injuries caused by ethanol (EtOH). Antioxidant strategies to counteract EtOH toxicity are highly desirable. Norbixin (NBIX) is a carotenoid with antioxidant potential largely used in the food industry. This study evaluated the NBIX effects in a model of gastric ulcer induced by EtOH in rats… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0960327115604199

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