The Ginkgo biloba extract (GbE) protects the kidney from damage produced by a single and low dose of carbon tetrachloride in adult male rats.

  title={The Ginkgo biloba extract (GbE) protects the kidney from damage produced by a single and low dose of carbon tetrachloride in adult male rats.},
  author={R. M. Ch{\'a}vez-Morales and F. Jaramillo-Ju{\'a}rez and M. L. Rodr{\'i}guez-V{\'a}zquez and M. C. Mart{\'i}nez-Salda{\~n}a and F. Del Rio and J. A. Garfias-L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Experimental and toxicologic pathology : official journal of the Gesellschaft fur Toxikologische Pathologie},
  volume={69 7},
Gingko biloba leaves have been used as herbal medicine in China for 5000 years, and the standardized leaf extract (GB-STE) has some beneficial effects in the treatment of age-related, cardiovascular, and neurological diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the renoprotective effects of the Gingko biloba extract (GbE) against the toxicity of a single and relatively low dose of carbon tetrachloride (CCl4). In male adult Wistar rats, we determined the urine flux, the concentration of… Expand
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