Administration of Ginkgo biloba Extract (EGb761) Alone and in Combination with FK506 Promotes Liver Regeneration in a Rat Model of Partial Hepatectomy


Creative Commons License

Gunay N. E. , MUHTAROĞLU S. , Bedirli A.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.35, ss.174-180, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2016.1830
  • Dergi Adı: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.174-180

Özet

Background: Free radical damage is known to occur during liver regeneration. The Ginkgo biloba extract EGb761 has antioxidant properties due to its ability to scavenge free radicals. FK506 has been widely used as an immunosuppressant that stimulates hepatocyte proliferation following partial hepatectomy.