Sicheng Liang

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Magnolol is a food additive that is often found in mints and gums. Human exposure to this compound can reach a high dose; thus, characterization of magnolol disposition in humans is very important. Previous studies indicated that magnolol can undergo extensive glucuronidation in humans in vivo. In this study, in vitro assays were used to characterize the(More)
1. Human exposure to magnolol can reach a high dose in daily life. Our previous studies indicated that magnolol showed high affinities to several UDP-glucuronosyltransferases (UGTs) This study was designed to examine the in vitro inhibitory effects of magnolol on UGTs, and further to evaluate the possibility of the in vivo inhibition that might happen. 2.(More)
Xiangge Tian, Sicheng Liang, Chao Wang, Baojian Wu, Guangbo Ge, Sa Deng, Kexin Liu, Ling Yang, and Xiaochi Ma College of Pharmacy, Academy of Integrative Medicine, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, 116044, China. Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Resource Discovery, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China. College of(More)
Andrographolide (AND) and two of its derivatives, deoxyandrographolide (DEO) and dehydroandrographolide (DEH), are widely used in clinical practice as anti-inflammatory agents. However, UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT)-mediated phase II metabolism of these compounds is not fully understood. In this study, glucuronidation of AND, DEO, and DEH was(More)
Magnolol, a major active constituent in herbal medicine, potently inhibits propofol glucuronidation in human liver microsomes, with inhibition constants in the nanomolar range. This study was conducted to investigate magnolol-induced inhibition of propofol glucuronidation in liver microsomes from Swiss-Hauschka mice, Sprague-Dawley rats, Chinese Bama pigs,(More)
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