Fumio Ikegami

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Shosaikoto (Xiaochaihu Tang) is one of the frequently used traditional herbal medicines (Kampo medicines, Japan). To realize the effective use of precious crude drugs, we investigated the major constituents in the residual crude drugs after decoction and aimed for extraction efficiency of shosaikoto with regard to the extract, tannin content, and major(More)
Neurolathyrism is a human motoneuron disease caused by the overconsumption of grass pea (Lathyrus sativus) that contains a toxic non-protein amino acid, 3-N-oxalyl-L-2,3-diaminopropanoic acid (L-beta-ODAP). The preventive activities of various glutamatergic agents from acute neuronal death caused by L-beta-ODAP were studied using rat primary cortical(More)
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