Radioprotective effect of thymoquinone on salivary gland of rats exposed to total cranial irradiation


Akyuz M., Taysi S., Baysal E., Demir E., Alkis H. , Akan M., ...More

HEAD AND NECK-JOURNAL FOR THE SCIENCES AND SPECIALTIES OF THE HEAD AND NECK, vol.39, no.10, pp.2027-2035, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/hed.24861
  • Title of Journal : HEAD AND NECK-JOURNAL FOR THE SCIENCES AND SPECIALTIES OF THE HEAD AND NECK
  • Page Numbers: pp.2027-2035
  • Keywords: antioxidant enzymes, irradiation, oxidative stress, salivary gland, thymoquinone, INDUCED OXIDATIVE INJURY, GINKGO-BILOBA SUPPLEMENTATION, RADIATION-INDUCED CATARACT, EXPERIMENTAL OTITIS-MEDIA, TOTAL HEAD IRRADIATION, NITRIC-OXIDE SYNTHASE, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, VITAMIN-E, SUPEROXIDE-DISMUTASE, ANTIOXIDANT DEFENSE

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the radioprotective effects of thymoquinone against radiation-induced damage in the salivary glands of rats exposed to total cranial gamma irradiation.