Effects of oral Ginkgo biloba supplementation on cataract formation and oxidative stress occurring in lenses of rats exposed to total cranium radiotherapy


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

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.48, no.5, pp.499-502, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10384-004-0101-z
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.499-502

Abstract

Purpose: To determine the antioxidant role of Ginkgo biloba (GB) in preventing radiation-induced cataracts in the lens after total-cranium irradiation of rats with a single radiation dose of 5 Gy.