An investigation of the antiinflammatory effects of an extract from Cladonia rangiformis HOFFM.

  • Süleyman H
  • Yildirim D
  • Aslan A
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Abstract

In this study, the antiinflammatory effects of 50, 100 and 200 mg/kg doses of extract obtained from Cladonia rangiformis, so-called C-1, were investigated. The effects of C-1 on the acute phase of inflammation were studied in formaldehyde-induced edema. A cotton-pellet granuloma test was used to investigate the effects of C-1 on chronic inflammation. The antiedema potency of C-1 was compared with indomethacin. C-1 at the doses mentioned above showed 33.8% (p

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  • Acute Disease
  • Animals
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Chronic Disease
  • Edema
  • Edema: chemically induced
  • Edema: pathology
  • Formaldehyde
  • Gossypium
  • Granuloma
  • Granuloma: drug therapy
  • Granuloma: pathology
  • Indomethacin
  • Indomethacin: therapeutic use
  • Inflammation
  • Inflammation: drug therapy
  • Inflammation: pathology
  • Lichens
  • Lichens: chemistry
  • Male
  • Medicinal
  • Medicinal: chemistry
  • Non-Steroidal
  • Non-Steroidal: pharmacology
  • Plant Extracts
  • Plant Extracts: pharmacology
  • Plants
  • Rats
  • Wistar

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Authors

  • Halis Süleyman

  • Derya Yildirim

  • Ali Aslan

  • Fatma Göçer

  • Akçahan Gepdiremen

  • Zuhal Güvenalp

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