Protective Effect of Alpha-Lipoic Acid against Liver Damage Induced by Cigarette Smoke: An in vivo Study


GÜMRAL N. , ASLANKOÇ R. , ŞENOL N. , CANKARA F. N.

SAUDI JOURNAL OF MEDICINE & MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.9, no.2, pp.145-151, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/sjmms.sjmms_387_20
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI JOURNAL OF MEDICINE & MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.145-151

Abstract

Background: Long-term cigarette smoking damages the liver tissue. Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is used as a therapeutic agent in a number of conditions and is known to have ameliorative effects against oxidative stress in the liver.