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Escin

Known as: Escina, Aescin, Eskuzan 
Pentacyclic triterpene saponins, biosynthesized from protoaescigenin and barringtogenol, occurring in the seeds of AESCULUS. It inhibits edema… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Saponins are natural glycosides which possess a wide range of pharmacological properties including cytotoxic activity. In this… 
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Review
2009
Review
2009
  • S. Kahn
  • Blood
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 11297205
Postthrombotic syndrome (PTS) is a chronic complication of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) that reduces quality of life and has… 
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background: Ventricular repolarization and contractile function are frequently abnormal in ventricular myocytes from human… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of the addition of tamsulosin to our standard expulsive pharmacologic therapy for the treatment… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
An evaluation of the ability of aqueous biosurfactant solutions (aescin, lecithin, rhamnolipid, saponin and tannin) for possible… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is an infectious disease caused by a novel human coronavirus. Currently, no effective… 
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • C. Sirtori
  • Pharmacological research
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 7925847
Aescin, the major active principle from Aesculus hippocastanum (Hippocastanaceae) the horse chestnut tree, has shown satisfactory… 
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Diseases of the venous system are widespread disorders sometimes associated with modern civilisation and are among the… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Triterpene and steroid saponins and sapogenins of medicinal plants (Aesculus hippocastanum L., Hedera helix L., Ruscus aculeatus… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In order to test the physiological significance of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate (InsP3) in pharmacomechanical coupling, we have…