[Studies on antinephritic effects of plant components in rats (1). Effects of saikosaponins original-type anti-GBM nephritis in rats and its mechanisms].

This study was designed to clarify the anti-nephritic effects of the saikosaponins that are contained in Bupleurum falcatum L. crude saikosaponin at 1.0 mg and 5.0 mg/kg, i.p. prevented urinary protein excretion and elevation of serum cholesterol content on the 10th day after the injection of anti-GBM serum. Moreover, crude saikosaponin at 1.0 mg and 5.0 mg… CONTINUE READING