HEPATOPROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF SILVER NANOPARTICLES SYNTHESIZED USING AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF CUSCUTA REFLEXA AGAINST CCL4 INDUCED TOXICITY IN RATS
Ranjan Rakesh*, Kumar Amar, Kumar Manoj, and Sinha Manoranjan Prasad
In the present study the impact of nanoparticles synthesized using aqueous extract of Cuscuta reflexa were investigated on rats intoxicated with carbon tetrachloride (CCl4). CCl4 is known to intoxicate the liver of rats which can be easily observed by examining the total protein, total bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase (ALP), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine transaminase ALT). Cuscuta reflexa have been used in traditional medicine culture from time immemorial. In this study the nanoparticles synthesized using aqueous extract of Cuscuta reflexa was found to have curative impact on liver profile of CCl4 intoxicated rats.
Keywords: Cuscuta reflexa, CCl4, hepatoprotective, liver profile, aqueous extract, Silver nanoparticles.
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