Nephroprotective effect of Corn Silk extract on oxalic acid-induced nephrocalcinosis in rabbit model

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Faruk Hassan Al-Jawad; Rafi Abdul Majeed Al-Razzuqi; Zainab Awaen Al-Ebady; Thulfuqar Abdul Majeed Al-Razzuqi;
(2012)
  • Publisher: SAGEYA
  • Journal: Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology (issn: 2146-8397)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5455/jice.20120622035628
  • Subject: Nephrocalcinosis | Oxalic acid | Renal tubular acidosis | Saponins | Zea Mays | Miscellaneous systems and treatments | RZ409.7-999 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | RM1-950

ABSTRACT Background : Nephrocalcinosis is a state of deposition of calcium phosphate or oxalate in the renal parenchyma. It may occur in patients with renal tubular acidosis, vitamin D intoxication, and hyperparathyroidism. Corn silk was used in traditional Chinese ... View more
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