Radioprotective potential of an herbal extract of Tinospora cordifolia.

  title={Radioprotective potential of an herbal extract of Tinospora cordifolia.},
  author={Harish Chandra Goel and Jagadish Prasad and Surinder Mohan Singh and Ravinder Kumar Sagar and Paban Kumar Agrawala and Madhu Bala and Arun Kumar Sinha and Ruchi Dogra},
  journal={Journal of radiation research},
  volume={45 1},
A preparation of Tinospora cordifolia (RTc) administered i.p. (200 mg/kg b.w.) to strain "A" male mice 1 h before whole body gamma-irradiation was evaluated for its radioprotective efficacy in terms of whole body survival, spleen colony forming units (CFU), hematological parameters, cell cycle progression, and micronuclei induction. Preirradiation treatment with RTc rendered 76.3% survival (30 days), compared to 100% mortality in irradiated control and prevented radiation induced weight loss… CONTINUE READING