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Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2013 Oct 3;10(6):481-4. eCollection 2013.

A study on the antioxidant effect of Coriolus versicolor polysaccharide in rat brain tissues.

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  • 1Medical School of Taizhou University, Taizhou, Zhejiang 318000, China.

Abstract

The objective of the study was to investigate the antioxidant effect of Chinese medicine Coriolus versicolor polysaccharide on brain tissue and its mechanism in rats. SOD, MDA and GSH-Px levels in rat brain tissues were determined with SD rats as the animal model. The results showed that Coriolus versicolor polysaccharide can reduce the lipid peroxidation level in brain tissues during exhaustive exercise in rats, and can accelerate the removal of free radicals. The study concluded that its antioxidant effect is relatively apparent.

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Coriolus versicolor polysaccharide; MDA and GSH-Px; SOD; antioxidation

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