Effects of 20-hydroxyecdysone, Leuzea carthamoides extracts, dexamethasone and their combinations on the NF-κB activation in HeLa cells.

@article{Peschel2011EffectsO2,
  title={Effects of 20-hydroxyecdysone, Leuzea carthamoides extracts, dexamethasone and their combinations on the NF-κB activation in HeLa cells.},
  author={Wieland Peschel and Alfred Kump and Jos{\'e} Maria Prieto},
  journal={The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={63 11},
  pages={1483-95}
}
OBJECTIVES The plant steroid 20-hydroxyecdysterone (20E) and 20E-containing extracts from Leuzea carthamoides (Willd.) DC are sold with claims of anabolic and immunomodulatory effects. Yet their effect on the activation of nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB), a key player in immune response and cell fate, and their influence on the NF-κB-inhibiting activity of steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is still unknown. METHODS The ability of 20E, Leuzea extracts and selected steroidal/non-steroidal anti… CONTINUE READING
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