Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of herbal medicines

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Biol Pharm Bull. 1998 Sep;21(9):990-2. Bae EA, Han MJ, Kim NJ, Kim DH. Department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Pharmacy, Kyung-Hee University, Seoul, Korea. Abstract The extracts of Coptidis japonica (rhizoma), Eugenia caryophyllata (flower), Rheum palmatum (rhizoma), Magnolia officinalis (cortex) and Rhusjavanica (galla rhois) potently inhibited the growth of Helicobacter pylori (HP). However, these ...

Protopine reduces the inflammatory activity of lipopolysaccharide-stimulated murine macrophages

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BMB Rep. 2012 Feb;45(2):108-13. doi: 10.5483/BMBRep.2012.45.2.108. Bae DS, Kim YH, Pan CH, Nho CW, Samdan J, Yansan J, Lee JK. Department of Biology Education, College of Education, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju 361-763, Korea. Abstract Protopine is an isoquinoline alkaloid contained in plants in northeast Asia. In this study, we investigated whether protopine derived from Hypecoum ...

Effect of berberine chloride eye drops on clinically positive trachoma patients

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Indian J Med Res. 1982 Dec;76 Suppl:83-8. Babbar OP, Chhatwal VK, Ray IB, Mehra MK. References PMID: 7185757.

Coptis chinensis inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma cell growth through nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-activated gene activation

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Int J Mol Med. 2009 Oct;24(4):571-7. Auyeung KK, Ko JK. Pharmacology and Toxicology Laboratory, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, PR China. Abstract Conventional chemotherapy of liver cancer fails to provide satisfactory remission and may cause serious side effects, thus it is crucial to derive alternative treatments that effectively inhibit ...

Reduction in rat mesentery mast cell staining after degranulation by protamine. A competitive antagonism

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Cell Mol Biol. 1990;36(4):357-61. Augusto C, Lunardi LO, Vugman I. Departamento de Morfologia, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil. Abstract Degranulation of rat mesentery mast cells by increasing concentrations of protamine causes a parallel decrease in the numbers of mast cells stained with toluidine blue or with berberine sulfate. No ...

Effects of chlorpromazine, berberine and verapamil on Escherichia coli heat-labile enterotoxin-induced intestinal hypersecretion in rabbit ileal loops

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J Med Microbiol. 1988 Oct;27(2):99-103. Askri H, Scheftel JM. Laboratoire de Toxinologie Bactérienne, Institut de Bactériologie de la Faculté de Médicine, Strasbourg, France. Abstract The effects of chlorpromazine (CPZ), berberine and verapamil on intestinal hypersecretion in the rabbit ileal loop model by the heat-labile enterotoxin (LT) of Escherichia coli were studied in relation to their ...

Retrospective study of Ukrain treatment in 203 patients with advanced-stage tumors

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Drugs Exp Clin Res. 2000;26(5-6):249-52. Aschhoff B. Villa Medica Clinic, Edenkoben, Germany. Abstract A total of 203 advanced-stage cancer patients suffering from different types of cancer who had exhausted all conventional forms of therapy were treated with the novel antitumor drug Ukrain over a period of 2.5 years at the Villa Medica Clinic in Germany. ...

Ukrain treatment in a patient with stage IV neuroblastoma. A case report

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Drugs Exp Clin Res. 1998;24(5-6):243-5. Aschhoff B. Abstract A 22-month-old boy with stage IV neuroblastoma underwent laparotomy with tumor removal and nephrectomy, followed by treatment with Ukrain. Two months later, a remaining abdominal tumor, a retroperitoneal tumor (approximately 2 x 1 cm), and lung, brain, pelvis, kidney, and distal femur metastases were found. Growth of ...

Ukrain and hyperthermia treatment in a patient with Ewing’s sarcoma (case report)

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Drugs Exp Clin Res. 1998;24(5-6):241-2. Aschhoff B. Abstract A 10-year old girl with Ewing’s sarcoma in the right femur was treated with Ukrain and hyperthermia. Six weeks after the first therapy series, computer tomography showed that progress of the disease had been halted. Following two more therapy series no negative changes could be detected. References ...

Berberine alters the processing of Alzheimer’s amyloid precursor protein to decrease Abeta secretion

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Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Jan 12;352(2):498-502. Epub 2006 Nov 15. Asai M, Iwata N, Yoshikawa A, Aizaki Y, Ishiura S, Saido TC, Maruyama K. Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Saitama Medical University, 38 Moro-hongo, Iruma-gun, Saitama 350-0495, Japan. asai@saitama-med.ac.jp Abstract Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid isolated from Coptidis rhizoma, a major herb widely ...