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OBJECTIVES This experiment was conducted to examine the toxicity of Water soluble Carthmi-Flos herbal acupuncture (WCF) by administering a single intramuscular dose of WCF in 6-week-old, male and female Sprague-Dawley rats and to find the lethality dose for WCF. METHODS The experiment was conducted at Biotoxtech according to Good Laboratory Practices(More)
Intracellular cAMP and Ca(2+) are involved in the regulation of steroidogenic activity in Leydig cells, which coordinate responses to luteinizing hormone (LH) and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). However, the identification of Ca(2+) entry implicated in Leydig cell steroidogenesis is not well defined. The objective of this study was to identify the type(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to analyze the toxicity and to find the lethal dose of the test substance Water-soluble Carthami-flos pharmacopuncture (WCF) when used as a single intravenous-dose in 6-week-old, male and female Sprague-Dawley rats. METHODS The experiment was conducted at Biotoxtech according to Good Laboratory Practices. 20 female and(More)
Five bacterial species that are most likely to have putative prokaryotic inward rectifier K(+) (Kir) channels were selected by in silico sequence homology and membrane topology analyses with respect to the number of transmembrane domains (TMs) and the presence of K(+) selectivity filter and/or ATP binding sites in reference to rabbit heart inward rectifier(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to analyze the toxicity of the test substance, anti-inflammatory pharmacopuncture (AIP), when used as a single intramuscular-dose in 6-week-old, male and female Sprague-Dawley rats and to find the lethal dose. METHODS The experiment was conducted at Biotoxtech according to Good Laboratory Practices. Twenty (20) female(More)
OBJECTIVES Water-soluble carthami flos (WCF) is a new mixture of Carthami flos (CF) pharmacopuncture. We conducted a 4-week toxicity test of repeated intramuscular injections of WCF in Sprague-Dawley rats. METHODS Forty male and 40 female rats were divided into 4 groups of 10 male and 10 female SD rats: The control group received 0.5 mL/animal/day of(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to analyze trends in domestic studies on pharmacopuncture therapy for treating cervical disease. METHODS This study was carried out on original copies and abstracts of theses listed in databases or published until July 2014. The search was made on the Oriental medicine Advanced Searching Integrated System (OASIS)(More)
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