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Effects of dietary red palm oil supplementation on myocardial infarct size in normal and hypercholesterolaemic rats: the role of matrix metalloproteinase 2, glutathione peroxidase transcription and extracellular signal regulated kinase phosphorylation
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
Cardiovascular disease remains one of the leading causes of death globally. Many pharmacotherapeutic strategies are constantly being developed in order to effectively reduce the prevalence, as well as the morbidity and ...
The effect of red palm oil supplementation of an oxidative risk induced diet and a high saturated fat diet on ischaemia/perfusion injury in the isolated perfused rat heart
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2006)
Research has shown that the activation of the NO-cGMP pathway leads to myocardial protection from oxidative stress conditions, such as ischaemia and reperfusion. Few of these studies have however combined diet induced ...