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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 143782, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/143782
Research Article

Protective Effect of Sundarban Honey against Acetaminophen-Induced Acute Hepatonephrotoxicity in Rats

1Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka 1342, Bangladesh
2Department of Agriculture Biology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 81100 Wellmadama, Matara, Sri Lanka
3Human Genome Centre, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
4Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital & Bangladesh Institute of Children Health (BCIH), Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
5Department of Biochemistry, International Medical College, Tongi, Gazipur 1712, Bangladesh

Received 26 June 2014; Accepted 7 October 2014; Published 30 October 2014

Academic Editor: Taufiq Rahman

Copyright © 2014 Rizwana Afroz 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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