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A drug over the millennia: pharmacognosy, chemistry, and pharmacology of licorice.
  • S. Shibata
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Yakugaku zasshi : Journal of the Pharmaceutical…
  • 1 October 2000
Licorice, the root of Glycyrrhiza spp. (Fabaceae), has been used since ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman times in the West and since the Former Han era (the 2nd-3rd century B.C.) in ancient China inExpand
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Chemistry and cancer preventing activities of ginseng saponins and some related triterpenoid compounds.
  • S. Shibata
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of Korean medical science
  • 1 December 2001
More than 25 dammarane-type tetracyclic triterpenoid saponins have been isolated from ginseng, the root and rhizome of Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer (Araliaceae). The genuine sapogenins of those saponins,Expand
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Studies on coumarins of a chinese drug "Qian-Hu".
From the ether-soluble fraction of methanolic extracts of a Chinese Drug "Bai-Hua Quian-Hu", the root of Peucedanum praeruptorum (Umbelliferae), four coumarin compounds, (+/-) praeruptorin A, (+)Expand
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Studies on the Saponins of Ginseng. I. Structures of Ginsenoside-Ro, -Rb1, -Rb2, -Rc and -Rd
Ginsenoside-Ro, -Rb1, -Rb2, -Rc and -Rd, the saponins of Ginseng root (root of Panax ginseng C. A. MEYER) have been isolated. The structures of these saponins have been established as I, II, III, IV,Expand
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Chemistry of Lichen Substances
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Studies on the saponins of ginseng. II. Structures of ginsenoside-Re, -Rf and -Rg2.
Ginsenoside-Re, -Rf and -Rg2, the saponins of Ginseng root (root of Panax ginseng C. A. MEYER) were isolated. The structures of these saponins were established as beingExpand
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Glycyrrhetinic acid and related compounds induce G1 arrest and apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2.
Glycyrrhetinic acid (GA) and its related compounds are known to have anti-inflammatory activity and also to inhibit liver carcinogenesis and tumor growth. GA and related compounds inhibited cellExpand
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Chemical studies on the oriental plant drugs—XXXIII : The absolute structures of paeoniflorin, albiflorin, oxypaeoniflorin and benzoylpaeoniflorin isolated from chinese paeony root
The absolute structure of paeoniflorin, a major principle of Chinese Paeony root (Paonia albiflora Pallas (Paeoniaceae)) was established as I and as shown in Chart 2 by the X-ray analysis of a bromoExpand
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Saponins isolated from Allium chinense G. Don and antitumor-promoting activities of isoliquiritigenin and laxogenin from the same drug.
Investigation of the Chinese crude drug "Xiebai," the bulbs of Allium chinense G. Don (Liliaceae), led to the isolation of 2 saponins, xiebai-saponin I (laxogenin 3-O-beta-xylopyranosylExpand
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NMR assignments of depsides and tridepsides of the lichen family umbilicariaceae
Abstract NMR spectral analysis provides important information for the identification of secondary products of chemotaxonomic significance in the lichen genera Umbilicaria and LasalliaExpand
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