Long-term administration of aqueous garlic extract (AGE) alleviates liver fibrosis and oxidative damage induced by biliary obstruction in rats


Gedik N., Kabasakal L. , Sehirli O., Ercan F. , Sirvanci S. , Keyer-Uysal M., ...More

LIFE SCIENCES, vol.76, no.22, pp.2593-2606, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 22
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.lfs.2004.11.021
  • Title of Journal : LIFE SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.2593-2606

Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess the antioxidant and antifibrotic effects of chronic administration of aqueous garlic extract on liver fibrosis induced by biliary obstruction in rats. Liver fibrosis was induced in male Wistar albino rats by bile duct ligation and scission (BDL).