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Protective effects of Nymphaea lotus Linn . ( Nymphaeaceae ) on N ( ω )-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester-induced tissular oxidative damages and erectile dysfunction in hypertensive male rat

  title={Protective effects of Nymphaea lotus Linn . ( Nymphaeaceae ) on N ( $\omega$ )-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester-induced tissular oxidative damages and erectile dysfunction in hypertensive male rat},
  author={Dzeufiet Djomeni Paul D{\'e}sir{\'e} and Mballa Marguerite Francine and Ngoungoure Madeleine Chantal and Ouafo Agnes Carolle and Kamtchouing Pierre},
Introduction: Hypertension represents one of the major risk factors for the development of erectile dysfunction (ED). Protective effects of Nymphaea lotus Linn. on ED and tissular oxidative stress in the N (ω)-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) hypertensive male rats were investigated in this study. Materials and Methods: Fifty adult male Wistar rats were randomly classified into five groups; control, L-NAME (10 mg/kg), L-NAME + losartan (10 mg/kg), L-NAME + N. lotus at the dose of 75 mg/kg… Expand

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