Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 2nd, 2005
"The present study was carried out to assess the effect of chloroform insoluble fraction of ethanolic extract of Tridax procumbens (TP) against D-galactosamine/lipopolysaccharide (D-GalN/LPS)-induced hepatitis in rats," investigators in India report.
"Induction of rats with D-GalN/LPS (300 mg/kg body weight/30 mcg/ kg body weight) led to a marked increase in lipid peroxidation as measured by thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) in liver," wrote V. Ravikumar and colleagues, University of Madras, Department of Biochemistry.
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