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The effect of vitamin B-6 deficiency on copper, zinc and iron balance in the rat.
In order to address the contradictory reports on the rat trace element status during a vitamin 8-6 deficiency, Zn, Cu and Fe balance was assessed over 8 weeks in 3 groups of young male rats. Group 1 was the control group ...
The optimisation of a preeclampsia-like L-NAME rat model : a focus on utero-placental dysfunction.
Preeclampsia is a multi-system pregnancy syndrome characterized by the sudden onset of hypertension, escalated proteinuria and in some cases oedema usually after 20 weeks of gestation. Preeclampsia is further categorized ...
A quantification of heat load as assessed by indicators of tissue damage in rats.
Heatstroke is an illness that occurs when body temperature is grossly elevated, causing widespread tissue damage. The extent of tissue damage depends on the level of body temperature elevation and the duration. Despite ...
The effects of oxidovanadium complexes on glucose metabolism in liver and skeletal muscle cell lines.
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Evaluation of the efficacy of Syzygium aromaticum-derived Oleanolic acid on malaria parasites in Plasmodium berghei-infected male Sprague-Dawley rats and effects on blood glucose and renal electrolyte handling.
Introduction Malaria continues to be one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide even though the disease is treatable. This is as a result of malaria parasites developing resistance to current antimalarial ...
Evaluation of the efficacy of maslinic acid on malaria parasites in Plasmodium berghei-infected male Sprague-Dawley rats : effects on blood glucose and renal fluid and electrolyte handling.
Introduction Malaria remains a major socio-economic burden in Africa despite the numerous global efforts to control and manage the disease through prevention and drug intervention. Clinical studies have shown that malaria ...
Contractile effects of Gunnera perpensa and Rhoicissus tridentata bioactive extracts in isolated rat uterine muscles.
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The effects of plant-derived oleanolic acid on kidney function in male Sprague-Dawley rats and, in cell lines of the kidney and liver.
Adverse effects and increasing cost of therapeutic drugs have renewed an interest in the use of medicinal plant products for the treatment of a variety of chronic disorders. One such bioactive plant-derived compound is ...
Effects of plants-derived oleanolic acid in an in-vitro model hyperglycaemia-induced oxidative stress.
Diabetes mellitus (DM) has become a global threat in developing and developed countries, where diabetic patients are more prone to cardiovascular complications, a condition called diabetic cardiomyopathy. Studies have shown ...
Exercise and type 2 diabetes mellitus : peripheral sensory neuropathy in humans and regulation of blood glucose control in rodents.
PART ONE A prospective cohort study was conducted on eight previously inactive diabetic volunteers (34 – 47 yr) with a mean pre-trial HbA1c of 7.45 (±1.34) %, who completed an 8-week endurance exercise intervention of ...