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American ginseng: potential structure-function relationship in cancer chemoprevention.
Ginseng has a prominent position on the list of best-selling herbal products in the world, and its main active constituents are thought to be ginsenosides. Compared with the long history of use andExpand
Ginsenoside Rh2 induces apoptosis and paraptosis-like cell death in colorectal cancer cells through activation of p53.
Ginsenosides are the main bioactive components in American ginseng, a commonly used herb. In this study, we showed that the ginsenoside Rh2 exhibited significantly more potent cell death activityExpand
Isolation and analysis of ginseng: advances and challenges.
Ginseng occupies a prominent position in the list of best-selling natural products in the world. Because of its complex constituents, multidisciplinary techniques are needed to validate theExpand
Phytochemical and analytical studies of Panax notoginseng (Burk.) F.H. Chen
Panax notoginseng (Burk.) F.H. Chen is distributed throughout the southwest of China, Burma and Nepal. The root of this plant, called notoginseng or sanchi, has a long history of use as a remedy inExpand
Diagnostic ion filtering to characterize ginseng saponins by rapid liquid chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry.
As one of the most commonly used medicinal plants, ginseng has been an attractive model herb for study. A wide range of analytical methods has been used to characterize its constituents. However,Expand
Determination of major ginsenosides in Panax quinquefolius (American ginseng) using high-performance liquid chromatography.
In order to determine the active ingredients in root extracts of Panax quinquefolius (American ginseng), a gradient HPLC method involving UV photodiode array detection was applied to separate andExpand
Identification of Fritillaria pallidiflora using diagnostic PCR and PCR-RFLP based on nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer sequences.
Fritillaria pallidiflora Schrenk (Liliaceae) is a commonly used antitussive herb. There are 9 species of Fritillaria recorded as herbal drugs in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia. The other species are oftenExpand
Ginsenosides from American ginseng: chemical and pharmacological diversity.
Ginseng occupies a prominent position in the list of best-selling natural products in the world. Compared to the long history of use and widespread research on Asian ginseng, the study of AmericanExpand
Comparative effects of flavonoids on oxidant scavenging and ischemia-reperfusion injury in cardiomyocytes.
Since flavonoids scavenge reactive oxygen species, they may potentially protect against ischemia/reperfusion injury. This study compared the scavenging capacity of specific flavonoids towardsExpand