Prostaglandins

Inhibitory Effect of Carthamus tinctorius L. Seed Extracts on Bone Resorption Mediated by Tyrosine Kinase

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Inhibitory Effect of Carthamus tinctorius L. Seed Extracts on Bone Resorption Mediated by Tyrosine Kinase, COX-2 (cyclooxygenase) and PG (prostaglandin) E2

Anti-bone resorption properties of the Korean herbal formulation, Honghwain (HHI; Carthamus tinctorius L. seed) was biochemically investigated. On processing bone metabolism, PGE2 accelerated pro...

Mechanisms of the Oxytocic Activity of Papaya Proteinases

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Crude papaya latex (CPL) and its proteinases, papain (PPN) and chymopapain (CPN), are strong uterine contractants. The current study was carried out to examine possible mechanisms of the uterine ...

Ecklonia Cava Extract: Superior Polyphenol and Super-Antioxidant for Our Time

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The article reports on the findings of the double-blinded, placebo-controlled study concerning the anti-inflammatoy effects of ecklonia cava extract (ECE) in arthritis and fibromyalgia. It reveal...

The Bronchorelaxant Effect of Helicidine, a Helix Pomatia Extract, Involves Prostaglandin E2 Release

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The Bronchorelaxant Effect of Helicidine, a Helix Pomatia Extract, Involves Prostaglandin E2 Release

Helicidine is a biological extract prepared from the snail Helix pomatia L. and used in man as an anti-tussive agent. However, its mechanisms of action are not fully defined. In this study, we ha...

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