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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 974185, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/974185
Research Article

Acute Toxicity and Gastroprotective Role of M. pruriens in Ethanol-Induced Gastric Mucosal Injuries in Rats

1Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpu, Malaysia
3Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received 5 January 2013; Revised 27 April 2013; Accepted 1 May 2013

Academic Editor: Mouldy Sioud

Copyright © 2013 Shahram Golbabapour et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

suppl M. pruriens extract (<5 g/kg) in the acute toxicity test, on Sprague Dawley rats (6-8 weeks old, male and female), did not show any sign of toxicity in histological sections (H&E staining) of liver and kidney and in serum biochemical parameters.

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