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Hepatoprotective effects of 18beta-glycyrrhetinic acid on carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury: inhibition of cytochrome P450 2E1 expression.
The protective effects of 18beta-glycyrrhetinic acid (GA), the aglycone of glycyrrhizin (GL) derived from licorice, on carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity and the possible mechanisms involvedExpand
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Protective mechanisms of 3-caffeoyl, 4-dihydrocaffeoyl quinic acid from Salicornia herbacea against tert-butyl hydroperoxide-induced oxidative damage.
Salicornia herbacea has been used as a folk medicine for disorders such as constipation, obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Recent studies have shown that S. herbacea has antioxidative,Expand
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Tungtungmadic acid, a novel antioxidant, fromSalicornia herbacea
Tungtungmadic acid (3-caffeoyl-4-dihydrocaffeoyl quinic acid) is a new chlorogenic acid derivative that was isolated from theSalicornia herbacea. The structure of tungtungmadic acid was determinedExpand
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Tungtungmadic Acid Isolated from Salicornia herbacea Suppresses the Progress of Carbon Tetrachloride-induced Hepatic Fibrosis in Mice
Tungtungmadic acid (3-caffeoyl, 4-dihydrocaffeoyl quinic acid: CDCQ) is a new chlorogenic acid derivative isolated from the Salicornia herbacea. The suppressive effects of CDCQ on the progress ofExpand
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3-Caffeoyl, 4-dihydrocaffeoylquinic acid from Salicornia herbacea attenuates high glucose-induced hepatic lipogenesis in human HepG2 cells through activation of the liver kinase B1 and silent
SCOPE Increasing evidence indicates that polyphenols may protect against metabolic disease through activating AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK). The aims of our study were to provide new data onExpand
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Inhibitory effect of obovatal on the migration and invasion of HT1080 cells via the inhibition of MMP-2.
Because the activation of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) is a key factor in the metastatic process, compounds with the ability to inhibit MMP activity have a potential in the treatment of tumor.Expand
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Hypouricemic Effects of Anthocyanin Extracts of Purple Sweet Potato on Potassium Oxonate‐induced Hyperuricemia in Mice
Gout is a clinical syndrome in which tissue damage is induced by a chronic metabolic disorder associated with increased concentrations of uric acid in the blood. The study investigated theExpand
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Valistatin (3-amino-2-hydroxy-4-phenylbutanoyl-valyl-valine), a new aminopeptidase M inhibitor, produced by Streptomyces sp. SL20209
Valistatin, a new inhibitor of aminopeptidase M(AP-M) was discovered in the culture broth of Streptomyces sp. SL20209 isolated from a soil sample. The inhibitor was purified by extraction withExpand
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A new fibrinolytic enzyme (55 kDa) from Allium tuberosum: purification, characterization, and comparison.
Chives have been used both as food and as medicine. Previously, two fibrinolytic enzymes, ATFE-I (90 kDa) and ATFE-II (55 kDa), were identified in chives (Allium tuberosum), a perennial herb. In theExpand
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Purification and characterization of a novel fibrinolytic enzyme from chive (Allium tuberosum)
A novel Allium tuberosum fibrinolytic enzyme (ATFE) was purified from the leaf of chive by ion exchange chromatography followed by gel filtration. The molecular mass and iso-electric point (pI) ofExpand
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