Oxidative and nitrosative stress and apoptosis in the liver of rats fed on high methionine diet: Protective effect of taurine


Yalcinkaya S., Unlucerci Y. , Giris M., Olgac V. , Dogru-Abbasoglu S. , Uysal M.

NUTRITION, cilt.25, ss.436-444, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.nut.2008.09.017
  • Dergi Adı: NUTRITION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.436-444

Özet

Objective: There are few reports about the direct toxic effects of hyperhomocysteinemia on the liver. We investigated oxidative and nitrosative stresses and apoptotic and necrotic changes in the liver of rats fed a high-methionine (HM) diet (2%, w/w) for 6 mo. We also investigated whether taurine, an antioxidant amino acid, is protective against an HM-diet-induced toxicity in the liver.