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Marmesin-mediated suppression of VEGF/VEGFR and integrin β1 expression: Its implication in non-small cell lung cancer cell responses and tumor angiogenesis.
In the present study, we investigated the effects and molecular mechanism of marmesin, a natural coumarin compound isolated from Broussonetia kazinoki, on non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cellExpand
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A mechanistic study on the anti-cancer activity of ethyl caffeate in human ovarian cancer SKOV-3 cells.
In the present study, we investigated the effect and molecular mechanism of ethyl caffeate (EC), a natural phenolic compound isolated from Ligularia fischeri, on human ovarian cancer cellExpand
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Evaluation of oriental medicinal herbs for estrogenic and antiproliferative activities
Herb extracts commercially used in Asia were screened for their estrogenic activity with a recombinant yeast system with both a human estrogen receptor (ER) expression plasmid and a reporter plasmid.Expand
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Lupenone Isolated from Adenophora triphylla var. japonica Extract Inhibits Adipogenic Differentiation through the Downregulation of PPARγ in 3T3‐L1 Cells
Adenophora triphylla var. japonica (Campanulaceae) is known to have anti‐inflammatory and anti‐tussive effects. Dysfunction of adipocytes and adipose tissue in obesity is related to variousExpand
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Regulatory effects of Siegesbeckia glabrescens on non-small cell lung cancer cell proliferation and invasion.
Siegesbeckia glabrescens (SG) Makino (Compositae) has been used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of allergic and inflammatory diseases. In the present study, we examined the effects andExpand
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1β-Hydroxy-2-oxopomolic acid isolated from Agrimonia pilosa extract inhibits adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 cells.
In order to determine anti-adipogenic effect, this study investigated 1β-hydroxy-2-oxopomolic acid (HOA) isolated from Agrimonia pilosa inhibits adipocyte differentiation and expression of adipogenicExpand
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Excavasides A and B, two new flavonoid glycosides from Clausena excavata Burm. f. (Rutaceae)
Abstract Two new flavonoid glycosides, excavaside A ( 1 ) and B ( 2 ), together with 14 known compounds, myricetin 3- O -β- d -rutinoside ( 3 ), myricetin 3,3′-di-α- l -rhamnopyranoside ( 4 ),Expand
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Anti-melanogenic and anti-oxidant activities of ethanol extract of Kummerowia striata: Kummerowia striata regulate anti-melanogenic activity through down-regulation of TRP-1, TRP-2 and MITF expression
Highlights • Ethanol extract of Kummerowia striata is a potent antioxidant.• It inhibits melanin synthesis by downregulating tyrosinase and related proteins.• It may be used in cosmetics for skinExpand
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Anti-inflammatory effect of tribulusamide D isolated from Tribulus terrestris in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated RAW264.7 macrophages
Tribulus terrestris (T. terrestris) has been used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of a variety of diseases, including inflammation, edema and hypertension. The aqueous and ethanolExpand
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N‑trans‑ρ‑caffeoyl tyramine isolated from Tribulus terrestris exerts anti‑inflammatory effects in lipopolysaccharide‑stimulated RAW 264.7 cells.
Inflammation is induced by the expression of cyclooxygenase‑2 (COX‑2), which is an important mediator of chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and inflammatory bowelExpand
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