Comparison of the impact of epigallocatechin gallate and ellagic acid in an experimental cataract model induced by sodium selenite


ERGEN I., Turgut B. , Ilhan N.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.10, no.4, pp.499-506, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.18240/ijo.2017.04.01
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.499-506
  • Keywords: sodium selenite, experimental cataract, epigallocatechin gallate, ellagic acid, total oxidant status, total anti-oxidant status, TOTAL OXIDANT STATUS, SPRAGUE-DAWLEY RATS, GREEN TEA, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, OXIDATIVE STRESS, DIABETIC-RETINOPATHY, ANTIOXIDANT STATUS, EPITHELIAL-CELLS, SENILE CATARACT, VITAMIN-C

Abstract

AIM: To compare the potential protective effects of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and ellagic acid (EA) in an experimental cataract model.