Protective effects of L-theanine against doxorubicin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats

Altinkaynak Y., KURAL B. , Akcan B. A. , Bodur A., ÖZER YAMAN S. , YULUĞ E. , ...Daha Fazla

BIOMEDICINE & PHARMACOTHERAPY, cilt.108, ss.1524-1534, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 108
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.biopha.2018.09.171
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1524-1534


Background/aim: L-theanine is the unique amino acid found in tea plants, has antioxidant and antiinflammatory activities, and functions in mental concentration and sleep quality. In this study, it is aimed to investigate the effects of L-theanine on doxorubicin (DOX, a chemotherapeutic agent) induced nephrotoxicity in rats, especially via GSH related enzymes.