Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Science and Technology (DST-SERB), Government of India (DST/SERB/SR/SO/HS/0227/2012)
Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE), Department of Science & Technology (DST). Government of India (DST/INSPIRE/04/2016/000893)
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Received: 24 May 2018
Accepted: 24 July 2018
First Online: 30 July 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.
: The protocol of this study was approved by the Institutional animal ethical committee of the National Centre for Laboratory Animal Science, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad (Approval no. P7F/II-IAEC/NIN/2015/GS/WNIN Rats/42M) and experiments were carried out according to the guidelines of Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Government of India.