Early metabolism evaluation making traditional Chinese medicine effective and safe therapeutics

@article{YongLiu2006EarlyME,
  title={Early metabolism evaluation making traditional Chinese medicine effective and safe therapeutics},
  author={刘勇 YongLiu and 杨凌 LingYang},
  journal={Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={99-106}
}
Increasing attention is being paid to the scientific evaluation of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). As many TCMs are capable of biotransformation in the gastrointestinal tract, attention to biotransformation of TCM in the gastrointestinal tract may lead to discovery of the active components and active mechanisms. In this article, we review reports that host metabolic enzymes and intestinal bacteria may be responsible for the metabolism of TCM. Good understanding of the in vivo course of TCM… CONTINUE READING

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