Journal of
Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Abbreviation: J. Diabetes Endocrinol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2685
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 59

Table of Content: May 2018; 9(2)

May 2018

Lycopene attenuates diabetes-induced oxidative stress in Wistar rats

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the capacity of lycopene against diabetes-induced oxidative damage in Wistar rats. Thirty Wistar rats of both sexes, twenty-five of which were diabetic, were used. Diabetes was induced by a single intraperitoneal injection of streptozotocin (STZ) 60 mg/kg body weight and it was confirmed by the elevated blood glucose ≥200 mg/dl after three days. The rats were divided randomly...

Author(s): Ejike Daniel Eze, Adam Moyosore Afodun, Sheu Oluwadare Sulaiman, Nganda Ponsiano, Iliya Ezekiel, Moses Dele Adams, Alfred Omachonu Okpanachi and Karimah Mohammed Rabiu