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Isolation and identification of bioactive compounds in Andrographis paniculata (Chuanxinlian)
Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Nees (Acanthaceae) is a medicinal plant used in many countries. Its major constituents are diterpenoids, flavonoids and polyphenols. Among the single compoundsExpand
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Is Ischemic Stroke Risk Related to Folate Status or Other Nutrients Correlated With Folate Intake?
Background and Purpose— Folate status was inversely associated with plasma homocysteine concentration, a potential risk factor of cardiovascular disease. However, it is uncertain whether folate isExpand
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Anti-inflammatory activity of new compounds from Andrographis paniculata by NF-kappaB transactivation inhibition.
Previous studies showed that the ethyl acetate (EtOAc) fraction of Andrographis paniculata (AP) possessed anti-inflammatory activity. This study further isolated these active compounds fromExpand
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Association of B vitamins status and homocysteine levels in elderly Taiwanese.
To investigate the relationship between homocysteine (Hcy) and B vitamins status in the Taiwanese elderly population, an analysis was made of the plasma Hcy levels in elderly persons. The studyExpand
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Co-occurrence of Anemia, Marginal Vitamin B6, and Folate Status and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
Although nutrient deficiencies are thought to play roles in the development of depression, observational studies have yielded inconsistent results. This study aimed to investigate whether multipleExpand
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Plasma homocysteine levels in Taiwanese vegetarians are higher than those of omnivores.
Mild hyperhomocysteinemia is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and may result from a deficiency of folate, vitamin B-6 or vitamin B-12. Because vitamin B-12 deficiency is oftenExpand
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Anti-inflammatory activities of new succinic and maleic derivatives from the fruiting body of Antrodia camphorata.
Six new compounds, trans-3-isobutyl-4-[4-(3-methyl-2-butenyloxy)phenyl]pyrrolidine-2,5-dione (1), trans-1-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4-isobutylpyrrolidine-2,5-dione (2),Expand
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Inhibitory effects of Angelica sinensis ethyl acetate extract and major compounds on NF-kappaB trans-activation activity and LPS-induced inflammation.
AIM OF THE STUDY Previous study showed that the ethyl acetate (EtOAc) fraction from Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels (Apiaceae) (AS) inhibited nitric oxide (NO) and prostaglandin E(2) secretions inExpand
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The production of nitric oxide and prostaglandin E2 in peritoneal macrophages is inhibited by Andrographis paniculata, Angelica sinensis and Morus alba ethyl acetate fractions.
AIM OF THE STUDY Traditional Chinese medicine herbs (TCMHs) are used in medicines as well as in daily dietary supplements in Asia. In this study, we employed pNF-kappaB-Luc or pIFN-gamma-Luc andExpand
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Folate status and age affect the accumulation of L-isoaspartyl residues in rat liver proteins.
Formation of atypical L-isoaspartyl residues in proteins and peptides is a common, spontaneous and nonenzymatic modification of aspartyl and asparaginyl sites. The enzyme protein-L-isoaspartylExpand
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