Traditional extract of Pithecellobium dulce fruits protects mice against CCl(4) induced renal oxidative impairments and necrotic cell death.

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The present study has been carried out to investigate the role of the aqueous extract of the fruits of Pithecellobium dulce (AEPD) against carbon tetrachloride (CCl(4)) induced renal oxidative injury in mice. HPLC analysis shows that AEPD contains phenolics, flavonoids and saponins as the major active components. Creatinine and blood urea nitrogen (BUN… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pathophys.2012.02.001

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