Diosgenin

Known as: Diosgenin [Chemical/Ingredient], Spirost-5-en-3-ol, (3beta,25R)- 
A spirostan found in DIOSCOREA and other plants. The 25S isomer is called yamogenin. Solasodine is a natural derivative formed by replacing the spiro… (More)
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2012
2012
Thymoquinone (TQ) and diosgenin (DG), the active ingredients obtained from black cumin (Nigella sativa) and fenugreek (Trigonella… (More)
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2011
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2011
BACKGROUND Diosgenin, a steroidal saponin obtained from fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum), was found to exert anti… (More)
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2009
2009
In recent years, Akt signaling has gained recognition for its functional role in more aggressive, therapy-resistant malignancies… (More)
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2007
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2007
Diosgenin (a steroidal saponin of yam) has long been used as a raw material for the industrial production of steroid drugs, and… (More)
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2007
2007
Fatty acid synthase (FAS) expression is markedly elevated in HER2-overexpressing breast cancer cells. In this study, diosgenin, a… (More)
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2006
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2006
Diosgenin, a steroidal saponin present in fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) and other plants, has been shown to suppress… (More)
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2004
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2004
Trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek) is traditionally used to treat disorders such as diabetes, high cholesterol, wounds… (More)
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2004
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2004
Diosgenin is a steroidal sapogenin with estrogenic and antitumor properties. In order to elucidate the mechanism of its… (More)
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2002
2002
The purpose of this study was to determine whether diosgenin suppresses cholesterol absorption in rats, and to examine relevant… (More)
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2001
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2001
  • Sandra Moalica, Bertrand Liagrea, +4 authors Jean L. Beneytouta
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Cyclooxygenases (COXs) are key enzymes in the conversion of arachidonic acid into prostanoids which are involved in apoptosis and… (More)
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