Yuang-Lian Lin

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In the hope of identifying agents of therapeutic value in tissue inflammation, we tested ethanolic extracts of six Chinese herbs for their effects on human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) proliferation in vitro. The results indicated that the extracts from Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn, used in treatment of tissue inflammation in traditional Chinese(More)
Inhibitory effects of methanolic extracts from nine Chinese herbs on herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) replication were studied. By a bioassay-guided fractionation procedure, yatein (C(22)H(23)O(7); M.W.399) was isolated from Chamaecyparis obtusa; yatein significantly suppressed HSV-1 multiplication in HeLa cells without apparent cytotoxicity. To further(More)
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