Ginseng treatment attenuates autophagic cell death in chronic cyclosporine nephropathy.

@article{Lim2014GinsengTA,
  title={Ginseng treatment attenuates autophagic cell death in chronic cyclosporine nephropathy.},
  author={Sun Woo Lim and Kyoung Chan Doh and Long Jin and Jian Jin and Shang Guo Piao and Seong Beom Heo and Byung Ha Chung and Chul Woo Yang},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={490-9}
}
AIMS Chronic cyclosporine (CsA) treatment induces autophagic cell death characterized by excessive autophagosome formation and decreased autophagic clearance. In this study, we evaluated the influence of ginseng treatment on autophagy in chronic CsA nephropathy. METHODS Mice were treated with CsA (30 mg/kg) with or without Korean red ginseng (KRG) extract… CONTINUE READING