Repeated oral administration of oleanolic acid produces cholestatic liver injury in mice.


Oleanolic acid (OA) is a triterpenoid and a fantastic molecule with many beneficial effects. However, high-doses and long-term use can produce adverse effects. This study aimed to characterize the hepatotoxic potential of OA. Mice were given OA at doses of 100-3,000 µmol/kg (45-1,350 mg/kg), po for 10 days, and the hepatotoxicity was determined by serum… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/molecules18033060


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