Shaodan Chen

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Nanobiotechnology has been recently viewed as a promising strategy to improve therapy efficacy by promoting the accumulation of hydrophobic bioactive compounds in tissues. The aim of present study was to formulate a novel quercetin-loaded cationic nanostructured lipid carriers (QR-CNLC) and to evaluate its biodistribution in vivo after oral administration.(More)
Oxidative stress plays a pivotal role in the intense exercise-induced myocardium injury, and mitochondrial compartment is presumed as the main source and susceptible target of intracellular reactive oxygen species (ROS). The objective of this study was to evaluate the protective effect of quercetin, a naturally occurring flavonoids possessing antioxidant(More)
Emerging evidence has demonstrated that chronic ethanol exposure induces iron overload, enhancing ethanol-mediated liver damage. The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of the naturally occurring compound quercetin on ethanol-induced iron overload and liver damage, focusing on the signaling pathway of the iron regulatory hormone hepcidin. Adult(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Cordyceps militaris was recorded in the classic traditional Chinese medicine book with the main functions of "protecting liver and enhancing kidney functions", influencing serum uric acid levels. AIM OF STUDY The aim is to investigate the hypouricemic effects and possible mechanism of C. militaris in hyperuricemic mice. (More)
Natural products are a rich resource for the discovery of therapeutic substances. By directly using 504 fine fractions from isolated traditional Chinese medicine plants, we performed a transgenic zebrafish based screen for anti-angiogenesis substances. One fraction, DYVE-D3, was found to inhibit the growth of intersegmental vessels in the zebrafish(More)
We conducted a study of Ganoderma lucidum metabolites and isolated 35 lanostane-type triterpenoids, including 5 new ganoderols (1-5). By spectroscopy, we compared the structures of these compounds with known related compounds in this group. All of the isolated compounds were assayed for their effect against the human breast carcinoma cell line MDA-MB-231(More)
Early events in herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) infection reactivate latent human immunodeficiency virus, Epstein-Barr virus, and human papillomavirus in the presence of acyclovir (ACV). The common use of nucleoside analog medications, such as ACV and pencyclovir, has resulted in the emergence of drug-resistant HSV-1 strains in clinical therapy.(More)
Uric acid transporter 1 (URAT1), a protein involved in uric acid reabsorption, has been linked to pathogenesis of hyperuricemia and gout. Hence, targeting this protein is essential for improving drug design and preventing adverse interactions. The present study was aimed to build URAT1 3D structures by homology modeling and to examine chemotherapeutic drugs(More)
This study was carried out to isolate chemical constituents from the lipid enriched fraction of Ganoderma lucidum extract and to evaluate their anti-proliferative effect on tumor cells and human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs). Ergosterol derivatives (1–14) were isolated and purified from the lipid enriched fraction of G. lucidum. Their chemical(More)
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