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Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity
Volume 2018, Article ID 1630751, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1630751
Research Article

Lycium europaeum Extract: A New Potential Antioxidant Source against Cisplatin-Induced Liver and Kidney Injuries in Mice

1Research Unit of Macromolecular Biochemistry and Genetic, Faculty of Sciences of Gafsa, 2112 Gafsa, Tunisia
2Common Services Unit for Research, Faculty of Sciences of Gafsa, 2112 Gafsa, Tunisia
3Laboratory of Animal Ecophysiology, Faculty of Science of Sfax, 3018 Sfax, Tunisia

Correspondence should be addressed to Ilhem Rjeibi; rf.oohay@iibiejr

Received 21 April 2018; Accepted 1 August 2018; Published 5 September 2018

Academic Editor: Renata Szymanska

Copyright © 2018 Ilhem Rjeibi 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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