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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 140103, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/140103
Research Article

Beneficial Effect of Traditional Chinese Medicinal Formula Danggui-Shaoyao-San on Advanced Glycation End-Product-Mediated Renal Injury in Streptozotocin-Diabetic Rats

1Department of Pharmacy and The Graduate Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Tajen University, Yanpu Shiang, Ping Tung Shien 90701, Taiwan
2Department of Internal Medicine, Pao Chien Hospital, Ping Tung City 90065, Taiwan
3School of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Resources, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan

Received 2 January 2011; Revised 11 April 2011; Accepted 10 May 2011

Academic Editor: Boli Zhang

Copyright © 2012 I-Min Liu 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.

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