Anti-inflammatory potential of Phaseolus calcaratus Roxburgh, a oriental medicine, on LPS-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages.

@article{Fang2011AntiinflammatoryPO,
  title={Anti-inflammatory potential of Phaseolus calcaratus Roxburgh, a oriental medicine, on LPS-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages.},
  author={Minghao Fang and Seung-Youp Lee and S Park and Ki-choon Choi and Young Jae Lee and Hyoung-Kwon Cho and Seong-Wan Cho and Wan Kyunn Whang and J -J Lee},
  journal={The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={120-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The seed of Phaseolus calcaratus Roxburgh (PHCR) has traditionally been used as a herbal medicine, considered to have anti-inflammatory potential. Here we examined the ability of PHCR seed extract to inhibit inflammatory responses of macrophages to bacterial toxin and the mechanism involved. METHODS In the present study, we prepared four fractions from an ethanol extract of PHCR seed and investigated their effects on the production of nitric oxide and cytokines, and the expression… CONTINUE READING

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