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Interactions of Green Tea Catechins with Organic Anion-Transporting Polypeptides
Organic anion-transporting polypeptides (OATPs) are multispecific transporters that mediate the uptake of numerous drugs and xenobiotics into cells. Here, we examined the effect of green teaExpand
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The effect of extracts from ginger rhizome on inflammatory mediator production.
Compounds from rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, commonly called ginger, have been purported to have anti-inflammatory actions. We have used an in vitro test system to test the anti-inflammatoryExpand
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Antitubercular constituents of Valeriana laxiflora.
Antitubercular bioassay-guided fractionation of the n-hexane- and CH (2)Cl (2)-soluble extracts of the above-ground biomass and roots of Valeriana laxiflora led to the isolation of a newExpand
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Fresh organically grown ginger (Zingiber officinale): composition and effects on LPS-induced PGE2 production.
Gas chromatography in conjunction with mass spectrometry, a technique previously employed to analyze non-volatile pungent components of ginger extracts modified to trimethylsilyl derivatives, wasExpand
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Inhibition of ultraviolet B–induced c‐fos gene expression and p38 mitogen‐activated protein kinase activation by (‐)‐epigallocatechin gallate in a human keratinocyte cell line
(‐)‐Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), the major polyphenol isolated from green tea, is an active chemoprevention agent against cancer. However, the molecular mechanisms that underlie the inhibitoryExpand
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Commercially processed dry ginger (Zingiber officinale): composition and effects on LPS-stimulated PGE2 production.
Using techniques previously employed to identify ginger constituents in fresh organically grown Hawaiian white and yellow ginger varieties, partially purified fractions derived from the silica gelExpand
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The effect of turmeric extracts on inflammatory mediator production.
Major compounds of several commonly used botanicals, including turmeric, have been purported to have anti-inflammatory actions. In order to test the anti-inflammatory activity of compounds isolatedExpand
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Metabolic profiling and phylogenetic analysis of medicinal Zingiber species: Tools for authentication of ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc).
Phylogenetic analysis and metabolic profiling were used to investigate the diversity of plant material within the ginger species and between ginger and closely related species in the genus ZingiberExpand
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Use of herbal remedies by diabetic Hispanic women in The southwestern United States
Objective: The primary purpose of this study was to examine the use and documentation of herbal remedies used by Hispanic women with Type II diabetes enrolled in two Community Health Centers in theExpand
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Antibacterial diterpenes from Calceolaria pinifolia.
Two new isopimaranes, 19-methylmalonyloxy-ent-isopimara-8(9),15-diene (5) and 19-malonyloxy-ent-isopimara-8(9),15-diene (6), were isolated using bioassay-guided fractionation of the CH(2)Cl(2)-MeOHExpand
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