Therapeutic effects of melatonin and quercetin in improvement of hepatic steatosis in rats through supression of oxidative damage


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ESREFOGLU M., ÇETİN A., TASLIDERE E., Elbe H., ATEŞ B., Tok O. E., ...More

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.118, no.6, pp.347-354, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, a cause of cirrhosis, is characterized by fatty infiltration of the liver, inflammation, hepatocellular damage and fibrosis. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of melatonin and quercetin on CCl4-induced steatosis characterized by fatty infiltration of the liver, inflammation, hepatocellular damage and fibrosis.