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Using Soursop Extracts for Natural Gout Treatment
American Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering
Volume 3, Issue 5, October 2015, Pages: 37-39
Received: Jul. 27, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 5, 2015; Published: Sep. 17, 2015
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Authors
Mufeed Jalil Ewadh, Biochemistry Dept., College of Medicine, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq
Maha Fadhil Smaism, Biochemistry Dept., College of Medicine, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq
Ali Mohammed Jawad, Ministry of Science and Technology, Baghdad, Iraq
Samr Mkhlof, Tishreen University, Faculty of Medicine, Lattakia, Syria
Osama Muzahim Aljubouri, Babylon Health Office, Merjan Taching Hospital, Diabetology Center Medical Laboratory, Babylon, Iraq
Muna Mufeed Ewadh, Biochemistry Dept., College of Medicine, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq
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Abstract
Soursop extract used to show its effects on the xanthine oxidase activity by inhibition its ability to produce uric acid, the principal reason for the gout and other inflammatory diseases. The fractionation results shows that the major fraction of phenolic compounds is cumarin separated by revise phase high performance chromatography (HPLC) which shows by in vitro test a considerable inhibition of the xanthine oxidase activity equal to 72.15 ± 0.70 compared with positive control (Allopurinol) (P < 0.05) which lead to reduce production of uric acid. The atomic absorption analysis (AA) of trace elements (Fe, Zn, Mg, P) shows the presence of such metals in soursop sample in an amount nessacery for many metabolic processes in human body. In conclusion the cumarin can used as treatment for gout instead of allpurinol because of its side effect. Further histopathological studies need to explore such study to show the effect of cumarin and trace elements on liver and other organs in animal samples.
Keywords
Soursop, Gout, Xanthine Oxidase, Trace Elements
To cite this article
Mufeed Jalil Ewadh, Maha Fadhil Smaism, Ali Mohammed Jawad, Samr Mkhlof, Osama Muzahim Aljubouri, Muna Mufeed Ewadh, Using Soursop Extracts for Natural Gout Treatment, American Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 37-39. doi: 10.11648/j.bio.20150305.12
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