Effects of Galla chinensis extracts on UVB-irradiated MMP-1 production in hairless mice

@article{Sun2014EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of Galla chinensis extracts on UVB-irradiated MMP-1 production in hairless mice},
  author={Zheng-wang Sun and Eunson Hwang and Hyun Ji Lee and Tae Youp Lee and Hyun Geun Song and Sang-yong Park and Heon-Sub Shin and Don-Gil Lee and Tae-Hoo Yi},
  journal={Journal of Natural Medicines},
  year={2014},
  volume={69},
  pages={22-34}
}
Galla chinensis (GAC) is a natural traditional Chinese medicine that has been widely used in folk medicine. Although GAC compounds (mainly gallic acid and methyl gallate) possess strong antiviral, antibacterial, anticancer, and antioxidant activities, there is no report regarding topical or oral administration of GAC compounds on UVB irradiation-induced… CONTINUE READING