JBPC  Vol.5 No.1 , February 2014
Antioxidants as effective remedies at hepatotoxic action of carbon tetrachloride
The liver, as the central metabolic organ, plays an important role in metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. In the environment, there are many hepatotoxic xenobiotics. CCl4 is a free radical toxic for organelles of hepatocytes. The presented work was studying the character of ultrastructural changes in CCl4-intoxicated hepatocytes as well as the tissue after treatment by grape seed extract (GSE), α-tocopherol (α-T). As a result of cell bioremediation effect and reactions against corruptive factors, the liver has a high regeneration ability.

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Hovnanyan, K. , Mamikonyan, V. , Margaryan, A. , Sargsyan, K. , Hovnanyan, M. , Karagyozyan, M. and Karageuzyan, K. (2014) Antioxidants as effective remedies at hepatotoxic action of carbon tetrachloride. Journal of Biophysical Chemistry, 5, 1-4. doi: 10.4236/jbpc.2014.51001.
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