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Modulatory effects of Echinacea purpurea extracts on human dendritic cells: a cell- and gene-based study.
Echinacea spp. are popularly used as an herbal medicine or food supplement for enhancing the immune system. This study shows that plant extracts from root [R] and stem plus leaf [S+L] tissues of E.Expand
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Comparative metabolomics approach coupled with cell- and gene-based assays for species classification and anti-inflammatory bioactivity validation of Echinacea plants.
Echinacea preparations were the top-selling herbal supplements or medicines in the past decade; however, there is still frequent misidentification or substitution of the Echinacea plant species inExpand
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Anti-inflammatory properties of phenolic compounds and crude extract from Porphyra dentata.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Porphyra dentata, a red edible seaweed, has long been used worldwide in folk medicine for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as hypersensitivity,Expand
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Bacopaside III, bacopasaponin G, and bacopasides A, B, and C from Bacopa monniera.
Two new saponins, 3-O-[6-O-sulfonyl-beta-d-glucopyranosyl-(1-->3)]-alpha-l-arabinopyranosyl pseudojujubogenin (1) and 3-O-[alpha-l-arabinofuranosyl-(1-->2)]-alpha-l-arabinopyranosyl jujubogenin (2),Expand
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Anti-Hyperglycemic Properties of Crude Extract and Triterpenes from Poria cocos
Poria cocos, Bai Fu Ling in Chinese, is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat diabetes. However, its claimed benefits and mechanism are not fully understood. This study aimed to investigateExpand
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Triterpenoid-Rich Extract from Antrodia camphorata Improves Physical Fatigue and Exercise Performance in Mice
Antrodia camphorata (AC) is an endemic mushroom that grows in Taiwan. We investigated the fatigue-alleviating effects of AC on endurance capacity in swim-exercised and weight-loading mice. MaleExpand
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Metabolomics investigation of exercise-modulated changes in metabolism in rat liver after exhaustive and endurance exercises
Exhaustive exercise and endurance exercise training modify the physiological status of the body differently. The present study aimed to evaluate the alteration in biochemical composition withExpand
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Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) Fruit Extract Improves Physical Fatigue and Exercise Performance in Mice
Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) is a popular and nutritious vegetable consumed worldwide. The overall purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of C. moschata fruit extract (CME) on anti-fatigueExpand
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Genomics and proteomics of immune modulatory effects of a butanol fraction of echinacea purpurea in human dendritic cells
BackgroundEchinacea spp. extracts and the derived phytocompounds have been shown to induce specific immune cell activities and are popularly used as food supplements or nutraceuticals forExpand
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Microbial transformations of isosteviol.
Microbial transformations of the tetracyclic diterpenoid isosteviol (ent-16-ketobeyeran-19-oic acid) (2) have revealed that isosteviol is metabolized by Cunninghamella bainieri, Actinoplanes sp.,Expand
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