Protective Effect of a Potent Antioxidant, Pomegranate Juice, in the Kidney of Rats with Nephrolithiasis Induced by Ethylene Glycol

Tugcu V., Kemahli E., Ozbek E., Arıncı Y. V. , Uhri M., Erturkuner P., ...More

JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY, vol.22, no.12, pp.2723-2731, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/end.2008.0357
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2723-2731


Purpose: We aimed to study the protective effects of pomegranate juice (PJ) on ethylene glycol (EG)-induced crystal deposition in renal tubules, renal toxicity, and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and nuclear factor-kappa B activities in rat kidneys.