Suppression of acute pancreatitis by L-lysine in mice

  title={Suppression of acute pancreatitis by L-lysine in mice},
  author={Abdulrahman L Al-Malki},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
BACKGROUND Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease caused by several factors such as viral infection, drugs, and diagnostic endoscopy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential protective or therapeutic effects of L-lysine on pancreatitis induced by L-arginine in mice. METHODS Four groups of mice (10 in each group) were assessed. Group I was the control. Animals in groups II-IV were injected intraperitoneally with L-arginine hydrochloride (400 mg/kg body weight [bw]) for 3… CONTINUE READING


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