Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
Users Online: 1989 | Home Print this page Email this page Small font size Default font size Increase font size
ARTICLE
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10-16

Effect of ethanolic fruit extract of Cucumis trigonus Roxb. on antioxidants and lipid peroxidation in urolithiasis induced wistar albino rats


1 Department of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India
2 Department of Biochemistry, Dr. N.G.P College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, India
3 Department of Chemistry, V.P.M.M. Arts and Science College for Women, Krishnankoil, India

Correspondence Address:
A Balakrishnan
Department of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 22736884

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Urolithiasis was induced using ethylene glycol in wistar albino rats, the formation of calcium stones in the kidney results with the damage of antioxidant system. Ethanolic extract of Cucumis trigonus Roxb fruit of family Curcurbitaceae was used to treat urolithiasis. On this course, the extract also repairs the changes that happened in the enzymatic, non enzymatic antioxidants and lipid peroxidation in liver and kidney of urolithiasis induced rats. The results obtained from the analysis were compared at 5% level of significance using one way ANOVA. The results show that the ethanolic fruit extract has repaired the levels of antioxidants and malondialdehyde to their normal levels.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2486    
    Printed168    
    Emailed2    
    PDF Downloaded331    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal