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., et al.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, cilt.25, ss.453-460, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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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.