The effect of L-carnitine in the prevention of ionizing radiation-induced cataracts: a rat model


KOCER I., TAYSI S., ERTEKIN M. V. , KARSLIOGLU I., Gepdiremen A. A. , SEZEN O., ...More

GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.245, no.4, pp.588-594, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 245 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00417-005-0097-1
  • Title of Journal : GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.588-594

Abstract

Background: The objective was to determine the antioxidant role of L-carnitine (LC) against ionizing radiation-induced cataracts in lens after total cranium irradiation of rats with a single dose of 5 Gy.