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Cardioprotective effect of tetrahydrocurcumin and rutin on lipid peroxides and antioxidants in experimentally induced myocardial infarction in rats.
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PMID:  19320287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The present study was undertaken to evaluate the cardioprotective potential of tetrahydrocurcumin (THC) and rutin in an in vivo rat ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) model of myocardial infarction (MI). Male wistar rats were divided into six groups receiving saline (control MI/R group), vehicle control MI/R group, THC (5 mg kg(-1) and 10 mg kg(-1)) and rutin (5 mg kg(-1) and 10 mg kg(-1)) i.p. injection respectively. At the day of the experiment, each group was subjected to acute ischemia for 30 min by occlusion of the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD). Thereafter reperfusion was allowed for 4 h. MI/R resulted in significant cardiac necrosis, elevation in lipid peroxidation, elevation in cardiac marker enzymes AST, ALT and decline in antioxidant status catalase, reduced glutathione in the normal control MI/R group and vehicle control MI/R group. Myocardial infarction produced after MI/R was significantly reduced in tetrahydrocurcumin and rutin of the myocardial antioxidant status, infarct size reduction compared to control and vehicle control MI/R group. Furthermore, MI/R induced lipid peroxidation was significantly reduced by tetrahydrocurcumin and rutin. Cardioprotection in the treatment group was probably a result from suppression of oxidative stress. Histopathological examination further confirmed the protective effect of tetrahydrocurcumin and rutin on the MI/R heart.
Md Sultan Ali; M P Mudagal; D Goli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Die Pharmazie     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0031-7144     ISO Abbreviation:  Pharmazie     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-26     Completed Date:  2009-04-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9800766     Medline TA:  Pharmazie     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  132-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pharmacology, Acharya & B. M. Reddy College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
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MeSH Terms
Alanine Transaminase / blood
Antioxidants / metabolism*
Aspartate Aminotransferases / blood
Cardiotonic Agents*
Catalase / blood
Coronary Vessels / physiology
Curcumin / analogs & derivatives*,  pharmacology
Glutathione / blood
Lipid Peroxidation / drug effects*
Malondialdehyde / metabolism
Myocardial Infarction / metabolism,  pathology,  prevention & control*
Myocardial Reperfusion Injury / pathology,  prevention & control
Myocardium / pathology
Rats, Wistar
Rutin / pharmacology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antioxidants; 0/Cardiotonic Agents; 153-18-4/Rutin; 36062-04-1/tetrahydrocurcumin; 458-37-7/Curcumin; 542-78-9/Malondialdehyde; 70-18-8/Glutathione; EC; EC Aminotransferases; EC Transaminase

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