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Protective Effect of Tamarind against Renal Injury Induced by Gamma Rays

Protective Effect of Tamarind against Renal Injury Induced by Gamma Rays

Sameh S. Tawfik, Ahmed A. Elkady* and Ehab T. Mohamed

Health Radiation Research Department, National Centre for Radiation Research and Technology (NCRRT), P.O. Box; 29 Nasr City, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, Cairo, Egypt

*      Corresponding author: elkadyah13@gmail.com

 

Fig. 1.

Histological structure of kidney of rat A, control group showing normal renal tissues; B-F, irradiated groups: B shows dilated renal tubules (↑) and leukocyte infiltration (→); C shows replacement of the tubules with leukocytes infiltration (↑); D shows congested intertubular blood vessels (↑); E showes necrosis of tubules with loss of its details (↑); F shows atrophy of glomeruli and increasing the capsular space (←) with loss brush border of renal tubules; G shows hyaline cast inside renal tubules (←); H shows hydropic degeneration in some distal convoluted tubules (↑). Magnification= 400X, Stain, H & E.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

April

Vol. 52, Iss. 2, Pages 425-824

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