Tanshinone II-A: new perspectives for old remedies.

  title={Tanshinone II-A: new perspectives for old remedies.},
  author={Suowen Xu and Peiqing Liu},
  journal={Expert opinion on therapeutic patents},
  volume={23 2},
Tanshinone II-A (TSN) is the most abundant diterpene quinone isolated from Danshen (Salvia miltiorrhiza), which has been used in treating cardiovascular diseases for more than 2000 years in China. Interest in its versatile protective effects in cardiovascular, metabolic, neurodegenerative diseases, and cancers has been growing over the last decade. TSN is a multi-target drug, whose molecular targets include transcription factors, scavenger receptors, ion channels, kinases, pro- and anti… CONTINUE READING


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