Antiosteoporotic activity of Davallia formosana.

  title={Antiosteoporotic activity of Davallia formosana.},
  author={Yu-Jen Ko and Jin-bin Wu and Hui-Ya Ho and Wen-chuan Lin},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={139 2},
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE [corrected] In Taiwanese folk medicine, Davallia formosana is used to treat bone diseases, including osteoporosis. AIM This study evaluated the anti-osteoporotic effect of ethanolic extract derived from Davallia formosana (DFE). MATERIALS AND METHODS In this in vitro study, we investigated the inhibitory action of DFE on RANKL-stimulated osteoclastogenesis. The in vivo effects of DFE on bone metabolism were evaluated using ovariectomized (OVX) rats orally… CONTINUE READING
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