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dc.contributor.authorSandhir, Rajat-
dc.contributor.authorGill, K D-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractThe mechanism of protective effects of Liv-52, a multiherbal hepatoprotective drug, on ethanol induced hepatic damage has been investigated. The results indicate that Liv-52 treatment prevents ethanol induced increase in the activity or the enzyme γ-glutamyl transpeptidase. Concomitantly there was also a decrease in ethanol accentuated lipid peroxidation in liver following Liv-52 treatment. The activity of antioxidant enzymes; superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase and the levels of glutathione were decreased following ethanol ingestion. Liv-52 treatment was found to have protective effects on the activity of superoxide dismutase and the levels of glutathione. The results obtained from the study indicate hepatoprotective nature of Liv-52 which might be attributed to its ability to inhibit lipid peroxidation.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJEB Vol.37(08) [August 1999]en_US
dc.titleHepatoprotective effects of Liv-52 on ethanol induced liver damage in ratsen_US
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