Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Effects of Aqueous Extract of Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) on Hepatic Enzymes in Two Models of Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Rats

Majid Askaripour 1 , S. Reza Fatemi-Tabatabaei 1 , Foruzan Hosseini 2 , * , Masoome Rashno 1 and Shahab Ghaderi 1
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1 Department of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, IR Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: February 2016, 18 (2); e5995
  • Published Online: February 20, 2016
  • Article Type: Short Communication
  • Received: October 31, 2014
  • Accepted: January 8, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-5995

To Cite: Askaripour M, Fatemi-Tabatabaei S R, Hosseini F, Rashno M, Ghaderi S. Effects of Aqueous Extract of Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) on Hepatic Enzymes in Two Models of Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Rats, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(2):e5995. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-5995.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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