Chunhuan Jin

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1. The present study was conducted to examine the possibility of herb-drug interaction by celastrol, which is a main compound isolated from Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F. using human liver microsomes with cocktail methods. Focused on its inhibitory manner on the metabolism of model probe substrates of five cytochrome P450 isoenzymes (CYP1A2, CYP2C19,(More)
BACKGROUND Yanhusuo (Corydalis yanhusuo W.T. Wang; YHS), is a well-known traditional Chinese herbal medicine, has been used in China for treating pain including chest pain, epigastric pain, and dysmenorrhea. Its alkaloid ingredients including tetrahydropalmatine are reported to inhibit cytochromes P450 (CYPs) activity in vitro. The present study is aimed to(More)
BACKGROUND The adverse drug reactions and poisoning events associated with the use of herbal medicines, especially the potential damaging effects of them on the liver organs, have increasingly been reported worldwide. Some herbal ingredients in medicinal plants carry the risk of herb-induced liver injury with a severe or potentially lethal clinical course,(More)
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