Hoi Hin Kwok

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Ginsenosides, the active components of the famous Chinese herb ginseng, have been suggested to possess cardiovascular-protective effects. The mechanism of ginsenosides is believed to be associated with their ability to prevent cellular oxidative stress. The purpose of this study was to explore the cytoprotective effects of the ginsenoside protopanaxatriol(More)
Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon ubiquitously existing in the environment. Its metabolites have been shown to cause DNA damage and cellular dysfunction in humans. Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer is a Chinese medicinal herb, and ginsenosides are the main active constituent of ginseng. Accumulating evidence had indicated that ginseng extract(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Panax ginseng is a precious traditional Chinese herbal medicine which has been utilized as herbal tonic for improving immunity. The active component, ginsenosides have been shown to possess various pharmacological functions including immunomodulation and cardiovascular protection. AIM OF THE STUDY To investigate the(More)
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