ANTI ULCER EFFECT OF BASELLA ALBA LEAF EXTRACT IN ASPIRIN INDUCED ALBINO RATSAbstract
The present study was designed to evaluate the anti ulcer effect of Basella alba in aspirin induced ulcerated rats. Aspirin induced ulcer was revealed by increased ulcer index, decreased gastric pH, increase in the levels of pepsin, Thio barbituric acid reactive substance (TBARS). Lipid hydroperoxides and decrease in the levels of enzymatic and non enzymatic antioxidants. Treatment with the plant extract brought back the altered parameters to normal.
P. Venkatalakshmi* and V. Senthamaraiselvi
Department of Biochemistry, S.T.E.T. Women’s College, Mannargudi- 614 001, Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India
02 April, 2012
15 May, 2012
19 July, 2012
01 August, 2012