hepatotoxin


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hepatotoxin

[¦hep·əd·ō′täk·sən]
(pharmacology)
An agent capable of damaging the liver.
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Microcystins (cyanobacteria hepatotoxins) bioaccumulation in fish and crustaceans from Sepetiba Bay (Brasil, RJ).
As it is known, carbon tetrachloride that is converted with the cytochrome P-450 in free radicals and electrophilic intermediates is aggressive hepatotoxin.
Cyanobacteria and prawn farming in northerns New Wales, Australia-a case study an cyanobacterial diversity and hepatotoxin bioaccumulation.
The differential diagnosis for these patients includes TB DILI, ART DILI, TB IRIS, viral hepatitis, other hepatotoxins, sepsis and chronic liver conditions.
In this study hydroethanolic extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus demonstrated significant liver protection against the hepatic injuries caused by the hepatotoxin.
In the present study compounds isolated from the ethyl acetate fraction of methanol extract were examined against the hepatotoxin in vitro using primary cultured rat hepatocytes.
AFB1 is also known as a potent hepatotoxin and hepato-carcinogen.
An important subpopulation receiving IV paracetamol are those patients receiving TPN, a second potential hepatotoxin, who have a higher severity of illness, prolonged fasting periods and had a longer median duration of IV paracetamol use (Table 1).
Treatment of mice with a hepatotoxin leads to increased adenosine release from liver slices cultured ex vivo.
At the same time the birds and fishes that inhabited the lake died, probably affected by microcystin, hepatotoxin that some strains of Miycrocyistis produce.