volume 28, issue 6, P939 2013
DOI: 10.3346/jkms.2013.28.6.939
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Abstract: This study was done to evaluate whether injections of resveratrol, a natural compound found in the skin of grapes, had anabolic effects on degenerated intervertebral discs in a rabbit model. Two non-continuous lumbar discs were punctured in rabbits to induce disc degeneration. Four weeks and 6 weeks after puncture, the rabbits were treated by injections with dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) or resveratrol. At 4, 8, and 16 weeks after initial injection, rabbits were sacrificed and the spine was extracted for magnetic r…

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