Protective effect of Radix Bupleuri extract against liver cirrhosis in rats

@inproceedings{Tang2017ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effect of Radix Bupleuri extract against liver cirrhosis in rats},
  author={Wan-he Tang and Q. L. Yang and Liu Xiao and Geng Zhang and Zuo-wei Hu and Jing-ling Tan},
  year={2017}
}
Purpose: To explore the effect of Radix Bupleuri extract (RBE) on diethylnitrosamine (DEN)-induced liver cirrhosis in rats. Methods: Rats were injected with DEN once a week for 8 weeks to induce liver cirrhosis. Some DENinduced rats were also treated with RBE, which was obtained by extracting dried Radix Bupleuri in water, for 8 weeks. Afterwards, biochemical indices and oxidative stress markers were assessed. Results: RBE significantly decreased serum concentrations of both alanine… CONTINUE READING