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Synthesis of chalcone derivatives as potential anti-diabetic agents.
Chalcones bearing electron donating or electron withdrawing substitutions were prepared and their glucose uptake activity was evaluated. Chalcone derivatives were synthesized in one step protocolExpand
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6-Paradol and 6-Shogaol, the Pungent Compounds of Ginger, Promote Glucose Utilization in Adipocytes and Myotubes, and 6-Paradol Reduces Blood Glucose in High-Fat Diet-Fed Mice
The anti-diabetic activity of ginger powder (Zingiber officinale) has been recently promoted, with the recommendation to be included as one of the dietary supplements for diabetic patients. However,Expand
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Melamine induces human renal proximal tubular cell injury via transforming growth factor-β and oxidative stress.
Although several reports have failed to observe adverse subchronic renal effects following relatively high melamine exposure, the safety of low and continuous melamine exposure is still debatable.Expand
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Anti-diabetic properties of non-polar Toona sinensis Roem extract prepared by supercritical-CO2 fluid.
Toona sinensis Roem (T. sinensis) leaves have been used as a nutritious vegetable and been suggested for medical applications; however, the reported bioactive compounds of T. sinensis leaves are, soExpand
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Anti-neutrophilic inflammatory steroidal glycosides from Solanum torvum.
Torvpregnanosides A and B, two pregnane glycosides, and torvoside Q, a 23-keto-spirostanol glycoside, along with twelve known steroidal saponins were isolated from aerial parts of Solanum torvum. OfExpand
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Anti-allergic Hydroxy Fatty Acids from Typhonium blumei Explored through ChemGPS-NP
Increasing prevalence of allergic diseases with an inadequate variety of treatment drives forward search for new alternative drugs. Fatty acids, abundant in nature, are regarded as importantExpand
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