Effects of curcumin intake on fatty liver in high fat diet fed rats
Aydın, Abdurrahman Fatih
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CitationTanrikulu - Kucuk S, Seyithanoglu M, Oner-Iyidogan Y, Kocak H, Dogru-Abbasoglu S, Aydin AF, Kocak-Toker N. Effects of curcumin intake on fatty liver in high fat diet fed rats. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 2014; 52(Suppl):1390. IFCC WorldLab Istanbul 2014 – Istanbul, 22-26 June 2014
Background: Long term high fat diet (HFD) intake causes lots of metabolic disorders and a major risk factor for nonalcoholic fatty liver. Curcumin (Cur) is a well-known compound of traditional turmeric "Curcuma longa" which has been shown to display antioxidative, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and hypocholesterolemic effects, The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of curcumin treatment on liver fat accumulation and prooxidant-antioxidant status in an experimental high-fat diet fed rat model.