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Antioxidative and free radical scavenging activities of selected medicinal herbs.
  • F. Liu, T. Ng
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Life sciences
  • 14 January 2000
The antioxidative and superoxide- and hydroxyl radical-scavenging activities and pro-oxidant effect of twelve selected medicinal herbs were studied. The aqueous extracts of Coptis chinensis, PaeoniaExpand
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A review of research on the protein-bound polysaccharide (polysaccharopeptide, PSP) from the mushroom Coriolus versicolor (Basidiomycetes: Polyporaceae).
  • T. Ng
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • General pharmacology
  • 1998
1. Protein-bound polysaccharides, designated as PSK and PSP, have been isolated from the CM-101 strain and the COV-1 strain, respectively, of the mushroom Coriolus versicolor. This article aims atExpand
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Pharmacological activity of sanchi ginseng (Panax notoginseng)
  • T. Ng
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology
  • 1 August 2006
The pharmacological activity and constituents of the sanchi ginseng Panax notoginseng have been reviewed. The bulk of pharmacological findings have been based on the saponins or steryl glycosides,Expand
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Lectins: production and practical applications
  • S. K. Lam, T. Ng
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • 3 October 2010
Lectins are proteins found in a diversity of organisms. They possess the ability to agglutinate erythrocytes with known carbohydrate specificity since they have at least one non-catalytic domain thatExpand
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Antioxidative activity of natural products from plants.
A variety of flavonoids, lignans, an alkaloid, a bisbenzyl, coumarins and terpenes isolated from Chinese herbs was tested for antioxidant activity as reflected in the ability to inhibit lipidExpand
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Lentin, a novel and potent antifungal protein from shitake mushroom with inhibitory effects on activity of human immunodeficiency virus-1 reverse transcriptase and proliferation of leukemia cells.
From the fruiting bodies of the edible mushroom Lentinus edodes, a novel protein designated lentin with potent antifungal activity was isolated. Lentin was unadsorbed on DEAE-cellulose, and adsorbedExpand
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A new lectin with highly potent antihepatoma and antisarcoma activities from the oyster mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus.
  • H. Wang, J. Gao, T. Ng
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Biochemical and biophysical research…
  • 7 September 2000
A dimeric lectin, composed of subunits with a molecular weight of 40 and 41 kDa, respectively, and demonstrating similarity in N-terminal sequence to each other and to Aleuria aurantia lectin, wasExpand
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Examination of lectins, polysaccharopeptide, polysaccharide, alkaloid, coumarin and trypsin inhibitors for inhibitory activity against human immunodeficiency virus reverse transcriptase and
A variety of lectins were tested in vitro for inhibitory action against the activities of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) reverse transcriptase and the N-glycohydrolasesExpand
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A non-specific lipid transfer protein with antifungal and antibacterial activities from the mung bean
A non-specific lipid transfer peptide (nsLTP) with antimicrobial activity was isolated from the mung bean (Phaseolus mungo) seeds. The procedure entailed aqueous extraction, ion exchangeExpand
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A lectin with mitogenic activity from the edible wild mushroom Boletus edulis
Abstract A melibiose- and xylose-cospecific homodimeric lectin was isolated from fresh fruiting bodies of Boletus edulis. The lectin was isolated using a protocol that consisted of ion exchangeExpand
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