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Toxicity of raw and processed roots of Polygonum multiflorum.
The roots of Polygonum multiflorum (Chinese name: He-Shou-Wu, HSW) are used in traditional Chinese medicine for many diseases in processed form or raw state. There are reports dealing with theExpand
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Antiosteoporotic compounds from seeds of Cuscuta chinensis.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The seeds of Cuscuta chinensis (Tu-Si-Zi, TSZ) have long been used for the treatment of osteoporosis in China and some Asian countries. The compounds in TSZ responsibleExpand
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Bioactivity‐guided Isolation of Antiosteoporotic Compounds from Ligustrum lucidum
The fruits of Ligustrum lucidum (FLL) has long been used for the treatment of osteoporosis in China, but the antiosteoporotic compounds in FLL are still poorly understood. In this study, the alkalineExpand
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Nitrogen-containing dihydro-β-agarofuran derivatives from Tripterygium wilfordii.
Thunder god vine, the dried roots of Tripterygium wilfordii, is a widely used traditional Chinese medicine. More than 200 bioactive complex natural products have been isolated from this herb.Expand
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Luteolin sensitizes the antiproliferative effect of interferon α/β by activation of Janus kinase/signal transducer and activator of transcription pathway signaling through protein kinase A-mediated
New negative regulators of interferon (IFN) signaling, preferably with tissue specificity, are needed to develop therapeutic means to enhance the efficacy of type I IFNs (IFN-α/β) and reduce theirExpand
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Carbon nanodots as a fluorescence sensor for rapid and sensitive detection of Cr(VI) and their multifunctional applications.
In this work, carbon nanodots (CDs) were prepared via a green and convenient microwave assisted pyrolysis of ionic liquids (ILs) and ethylenediamine. It was found that the synthesized IL-based CDsExpand
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Functional characterization of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase- and cinnamate 4-hydroxylase-encoding genes from Lycoris radiata, a galanthamine-producing plant.
Galanthamine (GAL), the well-known Amaryllidaceae alkaloid, is a clinically used drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. L-Phenylalanine (Phe) and trans-cinnamic acid (CA) were enzymaticallyExpand
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The versatile O-methyltransferase LrOMT catalyzes multiple O-methylation reactions in amaryllidaceae alkaloids biosynthesis.
Amaryllidaceae alkaloids are unique benzylphenethylamine derivatives that comprise of more than 600 members with a huge chemical diversity. Most of them showed interesting bioactivities, forExpand
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Icariin from Epimedium brevicornum Maxim promotes the biosynthesis of estrogen by aromatase (CYP19).
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Epimedium brevicornum Maxim has long been used for the treatment of osteoporosis in China and other Asian countries. However, the mechanism behind the antiosteoporoticExpand
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Highly enantioselective cyanosilylation of aldehydes catalyzed by novel beta-amino alcohol-titanium complexes.
The beta-amino alcohol 1b-Ti(Oi-Pr)(4) complex has been shown to catalyze the enantioselective cyanosilylation of aldehydes efficiently. In the presence of 5 mol % of 1b-Ti(Oi-Pr)(4) complexExpand
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