The effects of Rumex patientia extract on rat liver and erythrocyte antioxidant enzyme system

Cetinkaya O., Silig Y. , Cetinkaya S., Demirezer L.

PHARMAZIE, cilt.57, sa.7, ss.487-488, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 57 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Dergi Adı: PHARMAZIE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.487-488


The aqueous extract from the roots of Rumex patientia L. (Polygonaceae) (D-1) was investigated for its effects on rat liver and erythrocyte antioxidant enzyme systems and lipid peroxidation. Measurements of the GSH-Px, SOD and CAT activities, and MDA levels of liver and erythrocytes in D-1 administered animals showed that there was an increase in GSH-Px and SOD activities when compared to that of controls. No significant decrease was observed in catalase activity and no changes in malondialdehyde levels were observed.