Evaluation of Ginkgo biloba extract as an activator of human glucocorticoid receptor.

@article{Lau2013EvaluationOG,
  title={Evaluation of Ginkgo biloba extract as an activator of human glucocorticoid receptor.},
  author={Aik Jiang Lau and Guixiang Yang and Ganesh Rajaraman and Christie C. Baucom and Thomas K. H. Chang},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={145 2},
  pages={
          670-5
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Ginkgo biloba, which is one of the most frequently used herbal medicines, is commonly used in the management of several conditions, including memory impairment. Previously, it was reported to decrease the expression of peripheral benzodiazepine receptor and the biosynthesis of glucocorticoids, thereby regulating glucocorticoid levels. However, it is not known whether Ginkgo biloba extract regulates the function of the glucocorticoid receptor. AIM OF THE STUDY We… CONTINUE READING
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