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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 195367, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/195367
Research Article

Chronic Administration of Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) Leaves Extract Attenuates Hyperglycaemic-Induced Oxidative Stress and Improves Renal Histopathology and Function in Experimental Diabetes

1Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
3Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received 6 August 2012; Accepted 17 October 2012

Academic Editor: Shrikant Anant

Copyright © 2012 Varatharajan Rajavel 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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