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Effect of ginseng saponins on cholesterol metabolism. III. Effect of ginsenoside-Rb on cholesterol synthesis in rats fed on high-fat diet.
Rats fed on high-fat diet showed a higher level of cholesterol in liver and a lower incorporation of 14C-acetate into liver cholesterol. The activity of HMG-CoA reductase, which is a key enzyme inExpand
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Six new triterpenoidal glycosides including two new sapogenols from Albizziae Cortex. V.
Six new triterpenoid glycosides called julibrosides A1-A4, B1 and C1 were isolated from Albizziae Cortex, the dried stem bark of Albizzia julibrissin Durazz. Their structures were determined based onExpand
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Comparative studies on the constituents of ophiopogonis tuber and its congeners. VIII. Studies on the glycosides of the subterranean part of Ophiopogon japonicus Ker-Gawler cv. Nanus.
Two monoterpene glycosides, tentatively named OJV-I (1) and OJV-II (2), and eight steroidal glycosides, tentatively named OJV-III (3), OJV-IV (4), OJV-V (5), OJV-VI (6), OJV-VII (7), OJV-VIII (8),Expand
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Isolation of three new antibiotics, thiocillins I, II and III, related to micrococcin P. Studies on antibiotics from the genus Bacillus. VIII.
Thiocillins I and II were isolated from the culture broth of Bacillus cereus G-15, and thiocillins II and III from that of Bacillus badius AR-91. Also, the former two were probably produced byExpand
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The structures of katanosins A and B.
1H and 13C NMR studies on katanosin A confirmed the presence of eight usual amino acid residues which were previously deduced by amino acid analysis and suggested the presence of beta-hydroxyasparticExpand
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A new antibiotic, bulgerin, active against phytopathogenic fungi.
A new antibiotic, bulgerin, was isolated from a culture broth of a streptomyces strain S-288. The strain was classified as Streptomyces aburaviensis var. tuftformis. The antibiotic is a water-solubleExpand
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Preparation of Virosomes Coated with the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Glycoprotein as Efficient Gene Transfer Vehicles for Animal Cells
The vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) glycoprotein (G) was used to prepare virosomes as a model vehicle of gene transfer to animal cells, for which viral envelope functions (receptor recognition andExpand
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