Xueyang Deng

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L-Menthone (MTN) is a Chinese old remedy extracted from the genus Mentha. It has been widely used as a cooling agent and a counterirritant for pain relief, although its antidepressant-like effects have not yet been reported. The present study was designed to investigate whether MTN confers an antidepressant-like effect in mice exposed to unpredictable(More)
Astragaloside IV (AS-IV) is the main active component isolated from the traditional Chinese medicinal herb Astragalus membranaceus. Studies have demonstrated that AS-IV has neuroprotective effects in cerebral ischemic models. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of AS-IV on memory impairment induced by transient cerebral ischemia and(More)
A new coumestan, 1,3,9-trihydroxy-8-methoxycoumestan, named flemicoumestan A 1 together with nine isoflavone-related compounds were isolated from the ethyl acetate extract of the roots of Flemingia philippinensis. Their structures were elucidated and confirmed by spectroscopic methods and literature data. Compounds 3 and 4 showed strong lymphocyte(More)
Cerebral ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) is a lethal and disabling disease. Studies have suggested that hyperglycemia is a risk factor for cerebral I/R. Baicalin is a natural bioactive flavonoid extracted from Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi with neuroprotective activity. In the present study, we investigated the effects of baicalin on hyperglycemia-exacerbated(More)
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