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Pharmacokinetics of the garlic compound S-allylcysteine.
The pharmacokinetic behavior of S-allylcysteine (SAC), one of the biologically active transformation products from garlic, was investigated after oral administration to rats, mice, and dogs. SAC wasExpand
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Prenatal stress and postnatal development of neonatal rats — sex-dependent effects on emotional behavior and learning ability of neonatal rats
Maternal sound stress (800 Hz; 77 dB, every other minute for 15 min/day, from day 10 to 18 of gestation), combined with forced swimming stress (15 min/day), was found to cause potentiation ofExpand
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Aged garlic extract ameliorates physical fatigue.
Aged garlic extract (AGE) has recently received attention as a potent anti-fatigue agent. The principal aim of this study was to elucidate the mechanism responsible for the ameliorating effect of AGEExpand
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Simultaneous determination of seven saponins in the roots of Codonopsis lanceolata by liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry
We developed a rapid and simple analytical method for the simultaneous determination of seven 3,28-bidesmosidic triterpenoid saponins in the roots of Codonopsis lanceolata. The saponins areExpand
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An immunohistochemical study of regenerating newt retinas.
Light-microscopical examination was carried out to investigate the emergence and development of several classes of immunoreactive cells in regenerating retinas of the adult newt (TriturusExpand
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Pharmacologic activities of aged garlic extract in comparison with other garlic preparations.
We investigated the pharmacologic activities of four garlic preparations, raw garlic juice (RGJ), heated garlic juice (HGJ), dehydrated garlic powder (DGP) and aged garlic extract (AGE). The studyExpand
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Immunomodulation and antitumor activities of Aged Garlic Extract.
  • E. Kyo, N. Uda, +4 authors Y. Itakura
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Phytomedicine : international journal of…
  • 1 August 1998
We found that Aged Garlic Extract (AGE) could be a significant immuno-potentiator, and could exhibit anti-tumor activities through immune modulation. Consequently, AGE stimulated the proliferation ofExpand
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Triterpene glycosides from the roots of Codonopsis lanceolata.
In the course of the development of new designer foods using the roots of Codonopsis lanceolata, we found that hot-water extracts of C. lanceolata recovered decreased testosterone levels in the bloodExpand
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Preparative separation of the saponin lancemaside a from Codonopsis lanceolata by centrifugal partition chromatography.
INTRODUCTION Lancemaside A is a saponin that inhibits decreases in blood testosterone level and thus prevents or ameliorates symptoms associated with male climacteric disorder. Our initial attempt toExpand
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Rapid identification of triterpenoid saponins in the roots of Codonopsis lanceolata by liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry
Liquid chromatography coupled with sequential mass spectrometry (LC–MSn) has been used to identify 3,28-bidesmosidic triterpenoid saponins, lancemaside A (1), foetidissimoside A (2), aster saponin HbExpand
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