Immunosuppressive, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties of triptolide: A mini review

@inproceedings{Ziaei2016ImmunosuppressiveAA,
  title={Immunosuppressive, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties of triptolide: A mini review},
  author={Samira Ziaei and Reginald Halaby},
  booktitle={Avicenna journal of phytomedicine},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE Triptolide, the active component of Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F has been used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory conditions for over two hundred years in traditional Chinese medicine. However, the processes through which triptolide exerts immunosuppression and anti-inflammation are not understood well. In this review, we discuss the autoimmune disorders and inflammatory conditions that are currently treated with triptolide. Triptolide also possesses anti-tumorigenic effects. We… CONTINUE READING

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