Wogonin, a bioactive flavonoid in herbal tea, inhibits inflammatory cyclooxygenase-2 gene expression in human lung epithelial cancer cells.

@article{CHEn2008WogoninAB,
  title={Wogonin, a bioactive flavonoid in herbal tea, inhibits inflammatory cyclooxygenase-2 gene expression in human lung epithelial cancer cells.},
  author={Lih-geeng CHEn and L Hung and Kun-wei Tsai and Ying-Shia Pan and Yi-Da Tsai and Yi-zhen Li and Yi-wen Liu},
  journal={Molecular nutrition & food research},
  year={2008},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={1349-57}
}
Wogonin, a naturally occurring plant flavonoid, is isolated from Chinese herbal plants Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi and S. barbata D. Don. The extract of S. baicalensis Georgi has been added to an assortment of health drinks or food supplements. Wogonin has been reported to exhibit anticancer and anti-inflammatory properties. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) is a key enzyme in the production of prostaglandins in inflammatory conditions. In this study, the effect of wogonin on phorbol 12-myristate 13… CONTINUE READING

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