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Flavonoid content of several vegetables and their antioxidant activity
Several vegetables were selected to study their flavonoid contents and antioxidant activities. The results showed that both green and purple leaves of sweet potatoes (185.01 and 426.82 mg kg−1… Expand
Pretreatment circulating monocyte count associated with poor prognosis in patients with oral cavity cancer
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the pretreatment total and differential leukocyte counts can predict the prognosis of patients with oral cavity cancer.
Effects of antioxidants on peanut oil stability
Several antioxidants including phospholipids (PL), ascorbyl palmitate (AP), rosemary (ROS), tocopherol (TOC) and catechin (CAT) were chosen to study the effects on peanut oil stability. Among these… Expand
Antioxidant activity, cytotoxicity, and DNA information of Glossogyne tenuifolia.
- H. Hsu, J. Houng, Chao-lin Chang, Chin-Chung Wu, F. Chang, Y. Wu
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
- 27 July 2005
This study investigates the antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity of Glossogyne tenuifolia extract on various cancer cell lines. The 5.8s DNA of G. tenuifolia was isolated, and the species of this… Expand
Typhonium blumei extract inhibits proliferation of human lung adenocarcinoma A549 cells via induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptosis.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Typhonium blumei Nicolson & Sivadasan is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb endowing with detumescence, detoxification, anti-inflammation activities, and has been… Expand
Anti-Proliferative Effects of Siegesbeckia orientalis Ethanol Extract on Human Endometrial RL-95 Cancer Cells
Endometrial cancer is a common malignancy of the female genital tract. This study demonstrates that Siegesbeckia orientalis ethanol extract (SOE) significantly inhibited the proliferation of RL95-2… Expand
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Siegesbeckia orientalis Ethanol Extract in In Vitro and In Vivo Models
- Yong-Han Hong, Li-Wen Weng, +4 authors J. Houng
- Medicine, Biology
- BioMed research international
- 26 August 2014
This study aims to investigate the anti-inflammatory responses and mechanisms of Siegesbeckia orientalis ethanol extract (SOE). In cell culture experiments, RAW264.7 cells were pretreated with SOE… Expand
Apoptotic effects of bioactive fraction isolated from Glossogyne tenuifolia on A549 human lung cancer cells
Abstract Our previous study has demonstrated that the ethyl acetate (EA) extract of Glossogyne tenuifolia has strong cytotoxicity toward several human cancer cells including lung cancer cells. In… Expand
Glossogin, a novel phenylpropanoid from Glossogyne tenuifolia, induced apoptosis in A549 lung cancer cells.
- H. Hsu, J. Houng, C. Kuo, N. Tsao, Y. Wu
- Biology, Medicine
- Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
- 1 December 2008
Glossogyne tenuifolia has been shown to exhibit good antioxidant and anticancer activity. In this study, a new phenylpropanoid compound, glossogin (1'-acetoxy-4-O-isovalyryleugenol), was isolated… Expand
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of Lonicera japonica Thunb. var. sempervillosa Hayata flower bud extracts prepared by water, ethanol and supercritical fluid extraction techniques
- H. Hsu, Pei-Chi Hsiao, +7 authors J. Houng
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Industrial Crops and Products
- 16 June 2016
Abstract Lonicera japonica Thunberg (LJ) has long been used as an antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and anti-infectious agent in East Asia. The subspecies L. japonica Thunb. var. sempervillosa… Expand