Protective effects of aqueous and ethanol extracts of rosemary on H2O2-induced oxidative DNA damage in human lymphocytes by comet assay

@article{RazaviAzarkhiavi2014ProtectiveEO,
  title={Protective effects of aqueous and ethanol extracts of rosemary on H2O2-induced oxidative DNA damage in human lymphocytes by comet assay},
  author={Kamal Razavi-Azarkhiavi and Javad Behravan and F. Mosaffa and Samira Sehatbakhsh and Kobra Shirani and Gholamreza Karimi},
  journal={Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={27 - 33}
}
  • Kamal Razavi-Azarkhiavi, Javad Behravan, +3 authors Gholamreza Karimi
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine
  • Abstract Background: Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) possesses various pharmacological properties such as antioxidant, anti-tumorigenesis and anti-mutagenesis activities. In this study, we investigated the possible protective effects of ethanol and aqueous extracts of rosemary on human lymphocyte DNA damage induced by H2O2. The extent of DNA lesions was measured using comet assay. Methods: Blood samples were taken from healthy volunteers and lymphocytes were isolated. The lymphocytes were… CONTINUE READING

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