Does protocatechuic acid, a natural antioxidant, reduce renal ischemia reperfusion injury in rats?

Yuksel M., Yildar M., Basbug M., Cavdar F., Cikman O., AKŞİT H., ...More

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.23, no.1, pp.1-6, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: Protocatechuic acid (PCA), which has antioxidant property, is a simple phenolic compound commonly found in many plants, vegetables, and fruits, notably in green tea and almonds. Present study was an investigation of the effects of PCA on rat kidney with ischemia/reperfusion (IR) injury.