Viola yedoensis liposoluble fraction ameliorates lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury in mice.

@article{Li2012ViolaYL,
  title={Viola yedoensis liposoluble fraction ameliorates lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury in mice.},
  author={Wen Li and Jun-yun Xie and Hong Li and Yun-yi Zhang and Jie Cao and Z Cheng and Dao-feng Chen},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={1007-18}
}
Viola yedoensis is a component of traditional Chinese herb medicine for inflammatory diseases. Chemical constituents of V. yedoensis have been shown to possess antibacterial, anti-HIV, and anticoagulant effects in experimental research; however, their anti-inflammatory properties remain to be demonstrated. In this study, a mouse model of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced acute lung injury was used to investigate the effect of petroleum ether fraction of V. yedoensis (PEVY) on inflammation in… CONTINUE READING