Cholesterol-dependent induction of dendrite formation by ginsenoside Rh2 in cultured melanoma cells.

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Herbal remedies containing root extracts of Panax ginseng are commonly used for complementary or alternative therapies. Ginsenosides, the major components of root extracts, are responsible for ginseng's pharmacological and biological effects; however, their mechanisms of action are unclear. We examined whether membrane cholesterol was involved in the… (More)

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@article{Jiang2010CholesteroldependentIO, title={Cholesterol-dependent induction of dendrite formation by ginsenoside Rh2 in cultured melanoma cells.}, author={Yong-Sheng Jiang and Z Jin and Hisanori Umehara and Takahide Ota}, journal={International journal of molecular medicine}, year={2010}, volume={26 6}, pages={787-93} }