Effect of the semen extract of Cuscuta chinensis on inflammatory responses in LPS-stimulated BV-2 microglia.

@article{Kang2014EffectOT,
  title={Effect of the semen extract of Cuscuta chinensis on inflammatory responses in LPS-stimulated BV-2 microglia.},
  author={Seok Yong Kang and Hyo Won Jung and Mi-Young Lee and Hye Won Lee and Seong Wook Chae and Yong-Ki Park},
  journal={Chinese journal of natural medicines},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={573-81}
}
AIM To investigate the anti-inflammatory activities of the semen extract of Cuscuta chinensis Lam. (Cuscutae Semen; CS) on the production of inflammatory mediators, nitric oxide (NO), prostaglandin 2 (PGE2), and proinflammatory cytokines in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated BV-2 microglia. METHOD BV-2 cells were treated with CS extract for 30 min, and then stimulated with LPS or without for 24 h. The levels of NO, PGE2 and proinflammatory cytokines were measured by Griess assay and ELISA… CONTINUE READING