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Prunella vulgaris extract and rosmarinic acid suppress lipopolysaccharide-induced alteration in human gingival fibroblasts.
Periodontitis is a chronic disease associated with inflammation of the tooth-supporting tissues. The inflammation is initiated by a group of gram-negative anaerobic bacteria. These express a numberExpand
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Activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor by berberine in HepG2 and H4IIE cells: Biphasic effect on CYP1A1.
Berberine has long been considered a candidate for an antimalarial drug. It exerts a plethora of biological activities and has been used in the treatment of diarrhea and gastro-enteritis forExpand
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The effect of chelerythrine on cell growth, apoptosis, and cell cycle in human normal and cancer cells in comparison with sanguinarine
We compared the effects of chelerythrine (CHE) and sanguinarine (SA) on human prostate cancer cell lines (LNCaP and DU-145) and primary culture of human gingival fibroblasts. CHE and SA treatment ofExpand
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Attenuation of UVA-induced damage to human keratinocytes by silymarin.
BACKGROUND UV radiation from sunlight is a potent environmental risk factor in skin cancer pathogenesis. UVA is the major portion of UV light reaching the earth surface ( approximately 95%) and it isExpand
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Prunella vulgaris extract and rosmarinic acid prevent UVB-induced DNA damage and oxidative stress in HaCaT keratinocytes
Solar radiation is a very important exogenous factor in skin pathogenesis and can lead to the development of a number of skin disorders. UVB irradiation is known to induce oxidative stress,Expand
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Flavonolignans from Silybum marianum moderate UVA-induced oxidative damage to HaCaT keratinocytes.
BACKGROUND UV radiation from sunlight is a very potent environmental risk factor in the pathogenesis of skin cancer. Exposure to UV light, especially the UVA part, provokes the generation of reactiveExpand
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Natural feed additive of Macleaya cordata: safety assessment in rats a 90-day feeding experiment.
Macleaya cordata (Willd.) (Papaveraceae) is used as an active component in the natural feed additive Sangrovit. Sangrovit contains mixture of the intact aerial parts and the fraction of quaternaryExpand
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[Synovial fluid from aseptically failed total hip or knee arthroplasty is not toxic to osteoblasts].
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY A failure of total hip or knee artroplasty is associated with an increased production of joint fluid. This contains wear particles and host cells and proteins, and is assumed toExpand
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Macleaya cordata extract and Sangrovit genotoxicity. Assessment in vivo.
BACKGROUND Sanguinarine (SG) has been reported to form DNA adducts in vitro and increase the levels of DNA single strand breaks in the blood and bone marrow of mice treated intraperitoneally with SG.Expand
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Polyphenolic fraction of Lonicera caerulea L. fruits reduces oxidative stress and inflammatory markers induced by lipopolysaccharide in gingival fibroblasts.
The most common oral diseases have a microbial aetiology. Pathogenic bacteria liberate a number of irritating agents including a lipopolysaccharide (LPS) that activates pro-inflammatory cytokinesExpand
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