Inhibitory effect of DA-9201, an extract of Oryza sativa L., on airway inflammation and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in mouse asthma model.

@article{Lee2006InhibitoryEO,
  title={Inhibitory effect of DA-9201, an extract of Oryza sativa L., on airway inflammation and bronchial hyperresponsiveness in mouse asthma model.},
  author={Seung-Ho Lee and Yong Sung Sohn and Kyung Koo Kang and Jong Won Kwon and Moohi Yoo},
  journal={Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={1148-53}
}
Asthma is one of the major public health problems worldwide and the morbidity and mortality of asthma has increased in the past two decades. Accumulating data suggest that unnecessary immune responses and inflammation should be suppressed to treat asthma. The purpose of this study is to investigate the anti-asthmatic effects of DA-9201, an ethanolic extract of black rice (Oryza sativa L. var japonica), on an ovalbumin (OVA)-induced mouse model of asthma. Balb/c mice immunized with OVA were… CONTINUE READING