Anti-inflammatory effect of Lycii radicis in LPS-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages.

  title={Anti-inflammatory effect of Lycii radicis in LPS-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages.},
  author={Mi Young Song and Hyo Won Jung and Seok Yong Kang and Kyung-Ho Kim and Yong-Ki Park},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  volume={42 4},
The root bark of Lycium barbarum (Lycii radicis cortex, LRC) is used as a cooling agent for fever and night sweats in East Asian traditional medicine. The inhibitory effect of LRC water extract on inflammation is unknown. In this study, the anti-inflammatory effect of LRC was investigated in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated mouse macrophage, RAW 264.7 cells. LRC extract significantly decreased the LPS-induced production of inflammatory mediators, nitric oxide (NO), prostaglandin (PG) E2 and… CONTINUE READING
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