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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2012, Article ID 269039, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/269039
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Curcumin Induces Nrf2 Nuclear Translocation and Prevents Glomerular Hypertension, Hyperfiltration, Oxidant Stress, and the Decrease in Antioxidant Enzymes in 5/6 Nephrectomized Rats

1Renal Pathophysiology Laboratory, Department of Nephrology, Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez, 14080 Mexico City, DF, Mexico
2Department of Pathology, Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez, 14080 Mexico City, DF, Mexico
3Department of Biology, Facultad de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), 04510 Mexico City, DF, Mexico
4Department of Biochemistry, Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez, 14080 Mexico City, DF, Mexico

Received 4 May 2012; Accepted 4 June 2012

Academic Editor: Felipe Dal-Pizzol

Copyright © 2012 Edilia Tapia 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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