Study the potential effect of Rheum palmatum root extract against the toxicity of A.fumigatus in adult male rabbits


  • ahmed hamad salah al-Qalam university/kirkuk



A. fumigatus, Rheum palmatum, MDA, GSH, Catalase.


The present study was conducted to find the correlation between the potential effects of Rheum palmatum root extract against the toxicity of A. fumigatus. 16 male rabbits were used and divided into four groups (each group contain 4 rabbits). Control group; infected group; infected group and treated with (50mg) root extract and infected group and treated with (100mg) root extract. MDA levels in infected rabbits show high significant increased (P < 0.05) compared with normal rabbits GSH and catalase levels in infected rabbits show significant decreased (P < 0.05) compared with normal rabbits. While, MDA, GSH and catalase levels in groups treated with root extract (50mg & 100mg) show non-significant changes (P < 0.05) compared with normal rabbits. It was concluded from this study that the Rheum palmatum root extract has potential effects against the toxicity of A. fumigatus.


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ahmed hamad salah, “Study the potential effect of Rheum palmatum root extract against the toxicity of A.fumigatus in adult male rabbits”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 23–27, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.23851/mjs.v29i1.83.

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