Biochemical and Histopathological Effects of Catechin on Experimental Peripheral Nerve Injuries

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Yildirim A. E. , Dalgic A., Divanlioglu D., Akdag R., ÇETİNALP N. E. , Alagoz F., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.25, no.3, pp.453-460, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.12852-14.2
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.453-460
  • Keywords: Axonal degeneration, Epigallocatechin-gallate, Electron microscope, Light microscope, Lipid peroxidation, Peripheral nerve injury, BLACK TEA, GREEN TEA, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, GALLATE, ANTIOXIDANTS, COMPRESSION, PREVENTION, ISCHEMIA, EXTRACTS, CELL
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: Catechin is a type of polyphenol, along with epicatechin, epigallocatechin, and epigallocatechin-gallate (EGCG). This study aims to investigate the effect of EGCG, a major metabolite of catechin, which is the principle bioactive compound in green tea, on rats with peripheral nerve injury.