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coumestan

Known as: Benzofurocoumarin 
An estrogen-like substance (phytoestrogen) made by some plants. Coumestans may have anticancer effects.
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2014
2014
A novel biological activity of psoralidin as an agonist for both estrogen receptor (ER)α and ERβ agonist has been demonstrated in… Expand
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2012
2012
Emerging studies indicate that metabolism of arachidonic acid through the 5-lipoxygenase (5-Lox) pathway plays a… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES:Phytoestrogens are estradiol-like natural compounds found in plants that have been associated with… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5B is essential for viral RNA replication and is therefore a prime target for development of HCV… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Phytoestrogens may play a role in hormone-related diseases such as cancer, but epidemiological and clinical data are conflicting… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Here, we examined phytoestrogens, isoflavones (genistein, daidzein, glycitein, biochanin A and ipriflavone), flavones (chrysin… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
AbstractBackground and objective: Phytoestrogens (weak estrogens found in plants or derived from plant precursors by human… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Higher consumption of phytoestrogens might be protective against certain chronic diseases. Accurate quantification of habitual… Expand
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The alcoholic extract of fresh leaves of the plant Eclipta alba (Ea), previously reported for is hepatoprotective activity was… Expand
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1988
1988
For the study of structure-activity relationships, the antihepatotoxic wedelolactone (7-methoxy-5,11,12-trihydroxy-coumestan) and… Expand
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