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Two New Caffeoyl Threonate Esters from the Leaves of Toxicodendron vernicifluum

Jang JY, Ahn JH, Jo YH, Turk A, Kang SY, Hwang BY, Lee MK

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):354-357.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.354
Toxicodendron vernicifluum, also called as Rhus verniciflua is a deciduous tree belonging to Anacardiaceae family. Two new caffeoyl threonate esters, rhuseols A (1) and B (2), together with 5-O-(E)-caffeoylquinic acid...
Identification of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibitors from the Seeds of Passiflora edulis Cultivated in Vietnam

Cuong TD, Thi Ngoc Anh H, Huong TT, Khanh PN, Ha VT, Hung TM, Kim YH, Cuong NM

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):348-353.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.348
Soluble epoxide hydrolases (sEH) are enzymes present in all living organisms, metabolize epoxy fatty acids to 1,2-diols. sEH in the metabolism of polyunsaturated fatty acids plays a key role in...
The Activation of PPAR-α and Wnt/β-catenin by Luffa cylindrica Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extract

Kim B

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):341-347.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.341
Luffa cylindrica (LC) is a very fast-growing climber and its fruit have been considered as agricultural wastes. We conducted to check the comparative qualities of ethanol solvent extraction (LCE) and...
Development and Validation of HPLC-PDA Method and Pattern Recognition Analyses Using Eight Marker Compounds for the Quality Control Between the Seeds of Cuscuta chinensis Lam. and Cuscuta japonica Choisy

Nguyen DH, Zhao BT, Le DD, Ma ES, Min BS, Woo MH

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):334-340.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.334
Cuscuta chinensis Lam. and Cuscuta japonica Choisy are parasitic plants. C. chinensis seeds were traditionally used for treatment of kidney and liver deficiencies. C. japonica seeds were used as tonic...
Isolation and Quantitative Analysis of BACE1 Inhibitory Compounds from Cirsium maackii Flower

Bhatarrai , Seong SH, Jung HA, Choi JS

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):326-333.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.326
The purpose of our study was to evaluate anti-AD potential of Cirsium maackii flowers. MeOH extract, CH2Cl2, EtOAc, and n-BuOH fraction of this flower notably inhibited BACE1 (ICâ‚…â‚€ = 76.47...
Anti-inflammatory and Immunosuppressive Effects of Panax notoginseng

Cao TQ, Han JH, Lee HS, Ha MT, Woo MH, Min BS

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):317-325.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.317
Here, we designed to examine the anti-inflammatory effects on RAW264.7 cells and the immunosuppressive effects by evaluating interleukin-2 (IL-2) production in Jurkat T cells using a MeOH extract of Panax...
Synergistic Effect of Flavonoids from Artocarpus heterophyllus Heartwoods on Anticancer Activity of Cisplatin Against H460 and MCF-7 Cell Lines

Daud NN, Septama AW, Simbak N, Bakar NH, Rahmi EP

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):311-316.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.311
Artocarpus heterophyllus has been used as traditional medicine. This plant is one of the sources of flavonoid. Flavonoid compounds possessed a wide range of biological properties including anticancer. This study...
Anti-arthritic Effects of Oplopanax elatus in a Rat Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis (Adjuvant-induced Arthritis)

Kwon KS, Lim H, Kwon YS, Choi HR, Kim MJ, Yoo JH, Yoo NH, Kim HP

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):304-310.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.304
The stems of Oplopanax elatus (OE) have long been used to treat inflammatory disorders in herbal medicine, and in the previous investigation, OE was found to possess anti-inflammatory activity in...
Asiatic Acid Induces Apoptosis and Autophagy and Reduces MiR-17 and MiR-21 Expression in Pancreatic Cancer Cell Lines

Jo YG, Kim M, Shin H, Lee KY, Lee EJ

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):298-303.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.298
This study investigated the cytotoxic effects and mechanism of action of asiatic acid in pancreatic cancer cell lines. First, we confirmed the cell viability of MIA PaCa-2 and PANC-1 cells...
Physiological Activities of Policosanol Extracted from Sugarcane Wax

Jang YS, Kim DE, Han E, Jung J

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):293-297.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.293
Policosanol extracted from sugarcane wax is a generic term used for total fatty alcohols obtained from esterification of fatty acids. It has been approved as a health functional food by...
Pharmaceutical Studies on “Dang-Gui” in Korean Journals

Ahn J, Ahn MJ, Chin YW, Kim J

  • Nat Prod Sci.
  • 2019 Dec;25(4):285-292.
  • doi: 10.20307/nps.2019.25.4.285
A crude drug “Dang-Gui”, belonging to the genus Angelica, has been used as a traditional herbal medicine in Asia. Various studies have investigated the chemical components and pharmacological activities of...

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