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Identification and chemical profiling of monacolins in red yeast rice using high-performance liquid chromatography with photodiode array detector and mass spectrometry.
Monascus purpureus-fermented rice (red yeast rice) was one of the food supplements that had the ability of lowering the blood-lipid levels, and monacolins have been proved to be main activeExpand
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Characterization of compounds in the Chinese herbal drug Mu-Dan-Pi by liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.
Cortex Moutan is a well-known traditional Chinese medicine derived from Paeonia suffruticosa ANDREWS. However, root cortices of P. delavayi and P. decomposita also are used under the name of thisExpand
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Inhibition of human liver cytochrome P450 by star fruit juice.
PURPOSE To examine the inhibitory effects of star fruit (Averrhoa carambola) juice towards seven major cytochrome P450 (CYP) isoforms and NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase (CPR). METHODS TheExpand
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Phenolic Compounds from the Rhizomes of Dioscorea bulbifera
One new bibenzyl, 7, and one new diarylheptanone, diobulbinone A (18), together with sixteen known compounds, 1–6 and 8–17, have been isolated form the rhizomes of Dioscorea bulbifera. TheirExpand
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Steroidal saponins from the rhizomes of Dioscorea bulbifera and their cytotoxic activity.
Two new steroidal saponins, diosbulbisides D (1) and E (2), along with five known saponins (3- 7) were isolated from the rhizomes of Dioscorea bulbifera L. Their structures were elucidated on theExpand
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Sesquiterpenes and alkaloids from Lindera chunii and their inhibitory activities against HIV-1 integrase.
Three new eudesmane type sesquiterpenoid lindenanolides E (1), F (2) and G (3), and two new aporphine alkaloid lindechunines A (18) and B (20) were isolated from roots of Lindera chunii MERR.,Expand
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In Vitro Metabolism of Isoline, a Pyrrolizidine Alkaloid from Ligularia duciformis, by Rodent Liver Microsomal Esterase and Enhanced Hepatotoxicity by Esterase Inhibitors
Isoline, a major retronecine-type pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) from the Chinese medicinal herb Ligularia duciformis, was suggested to be the most toxic known PA. Its in vitro metabolism was thusExpand
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A new Pinoresinol-type lignan from Ligularia Kanaitizensis
A new pinoresinol-type Lignan, 9α-angloyloxypinoresinol (1), was isolated from the roots and rhizomes of Ligularia kanaitizensis (Franch.) Hand.-Mazz, in addition to a known compound, 9αExpand
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In vitro anti-tumor activity of isorhamnetin isolated from Hippophae rhamnoides L. against BEL-7402 cells.
Isorhamnetin, a flavonol aglycone, isolated from the traditional Chinese medicine Hippophae rhamnoides L., was investigated in its cytotoxicity and its influence on human hepatocellular carcinomaExpand
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Simultaneous determination of six isoflavonoids in commercial Radix Astragali by HPLC-UV.
A HPLC-UV method for the quantification of six major isoflavonoids, calycosin 7-O-beta-D-glucoside (1), formononetin 7-O-beta-D-glucoside (2), (6alphaR, 11alphaR)Expand
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