Protective effects of L-carnitine and alpha-lipoic acid in rats with adjuvant arthritis


TASTEKIN N., Aydogdu N. , DOKMECI D., USTA U., BIRTANE M., ERBAS H., ...More

PHARMACOLOGICAL RESEARCH, vol.56, no.4, pp.303-310, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.phrs.2007.07.008
  • Title of Journal : PHARMACOLOGICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.303-310

Abstract

Free radicals play an important role in the pathophysiology of adjuvant arthritis. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy Of L-carnitine (LC) and alpha-lipoic acid (alpha-LA) which are known to have antioxidant effects, in the treatment of adjuvant arthritis.