Cardioprotective Activity of Agaricus bisporus

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The present research was designed to appraise the cardioprotective activity of a hydroalcoholic extract of Agaricus bisporus (EEAB) on Isoproterenol (ISO) induced myocardial infarction (MI) in Albino Wistar rat. Traditionally, Agaricus bisporus is reported in the treatment of heart diseases, cancer, cerebral stroke and anti-ageing property.Wistar rats of different sex were randomly split into five groups namely positive control, negative control, standard, test-1 and test-2 and received distilled water, ISO (85 mg/kg), Simvastatin (10 mg/kg/day, oral) and EEAB (200 and 400 mg/kg/day, p.o.) for 30 days, respectively. MI was induced in rats by ISO at an interval of 24 hrs on 31 and 32 day and on the next day, blood was amassed through retro-orbital plexus for the assessment of biochemical markers (cholesterol, lowdensity lipoprotein, high-density lipoprotein, very low-density lipoprotein, triglycerides, alanine aminotransferase and total protein) and finally, the rats were immolated by cervical dislocation. It can be an outcome that EEAB possessed cardioprotective activity against experimental and clinical studies of ISO-induced myocardial infarction in rats.


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Dr. Mayank Kulshreshtha working as a Assistant Professor in School of Pharmacy, BBD University, Lucknow (U.P.), India. He has a degree of D.Pharm., B.Pharm., M.Pharm. and Ph.D. He is a member of various pharmacy societies. Dr. Kulshreshtha has guided lots of M.Pharm. students and received various awards in his carrier.


Mayank Kulshreshtha


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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing


agaricus bisporus, cardioprotective activity, myocardial infarction.

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MEDICAL / Pharmacology