The prophylactic effect of Viscum album in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats


Turkkan A., Savas H. B. , Yavuz B., Yigit A., Uz E. , Bayram N. A. , ...More

NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, vol.3, no.2, pp.83-89, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2016.22932
  • Title of Journal : NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL
  • Page Numbers: pp.83-89

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Viscum album (VA) is a species of mistletoe in the family Santalaceae that is thought to have therapeutic properties for several diseases, including diabetes. In the present study, conventional experimental rat model was used with diabetes induced with streptozotocin (STZ) to evaluate effect of VA on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant system.