BIOLOGICAL EFFECT OF TOMATO JUICE AND PASTE ON HEMOGLOBIN DEFICIENCY IN RATS

Tesby M. R. Lotfy
2020 مجلة بحوث التربية النوعية  
Tomato is a good source Phytochemicals and it may be important owning to their paternal use in traditional medicine. Anemia in association With iron deficiency has serious implications in long terms.The Study aimed to evaluate the effect of tomato Juice and Paste alone or with phenylhydrazine (PHZ) on the levels of hemoglobin (Hb), Red blood cells( RBCs) and White blood cells (WBCs) also effect on the levels of Thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS), glutathione reduced (GSH), the
more » ... ced (GSH), the activities of antioxidant enzymes and lipid profile of male rats 36 male rats were assigned to Six groups for (4) weeks. Feeding period, group (1) -ve control, group (2) treated with juice, group (3) treated with paste, group (4) treat with PHZ, + ve control, group (5) treated with combination of PHZ and juice, group (6) treated with combination of Phz and Paste . Results showed that consumption of Tomato juice and paste group showed improvement of hemoglobin values and had significant decrease in serum lipid profile and Thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS). Moreover, they showed significant increase in hemoglobin, blood picture and Antioxidant enzymes such as superoxide dismutase, glutathione-peroxidase ,catalase and glutathione S-transferase, compared with control +ve group. The best treatment effect of anemia injured rats group appeared in Tomato juice or paste groups. These results may be attributed to nutritional component and antioxidant activity of Tomato juice and paste. In conclusion, feeding rats with Tomato juice and paste may significantly reduce anemic.
doi:10.21608/mbse.2020.135579 fatcat:hy4ftio76fb5xcy7debaql557a