Picture of a sphere with binary code

Making Strathclyde research discoverable to the world...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. It exposes Strathclyde's world leading Open Access research to many of the world's leading resource discovery tools, and from there onto the screens of researchers around the world.

Explore Strathclyde Open Access research content

The toxicity of troglitazone, roziglitazone and vitamin e in human hep g2 hepatoma cells

Ball, A.J. and Tettey, J.N.A. and Grant, M.H. (2004) The toxicity of troglitazone, roziglitazone and vitamin e in human hep g2 hepatoma cells. Toxicology, 194 (3). pp. 250-251. ISSN 0300-483X

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

Troglitazone (TGZ), a member of the thiazolidinedione class of drugs used to treat type-II diabetes, has been associated with hepatotoxicity (Biswas et al., 2001). TGZ differs structurally from the newer non-hepatotoxic glitazone, rosiglitazone (RGZ), in that it contains the chromanol moiety of Vitamin E (Vit E). This study compares the toxicity of TGZ, RGZ and Vit E in human HepG2 cells