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Gene ; 722: 144105, 2020 Jan 05.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31521702

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BACKGROUND: Caulophyllum robustum Maxim (CRM) is a medicinal compound of the Northeast and is commonly used in China for the treatment of rheumatic pain and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A preliminary study found that CRM has good anti-inflammatory, analgesic and immunosuppressive effects. However, the specific links and targets for its function remain unclear. Our study aimed to provide a mechanism for the action of Caulophyllum robustum Maxim extraction (CRME) against RA and to establish a method for studying disease treatment using Chinese medicine. METHODS: The 3-(4, 5-dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2, 5-diphenyl-2-H-tetrazolium bromide (MTT) method was used to detect the toxicity of CRME in L929 cells, and the concentration ranges of the blank, model, and CRME drug groups were determined. Differentially expressed long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and messenger RNAs (mRNAs) were identified between the three groups. Gene Ontology (GO) and pathway enrichment analyses were performed to analyze the biological functions and pathways of the differentially expressed genes. Expression of Hist1h2bj, Hist1h2ba, Zfp36, Ccl3, Cxcl2 and Egr1 in the blank, model and drug groups was detected by quantitative real-time PCR (qRT-PCR), and the role of CRME on the above factors was determined to ensure consistency with the chip data. RESULTS: A total of 329 significantly upregulated genes and 141 downregulated genes were identified between the blank and model groups. A total of 218 significantly upregulated genes and 191 downregulated genes were identified between the CRME drug group and model group. CRME has a significant role in multiple pathways involved in the occurrence and development of RA. Additionally, Hist1h2bj, Hist1h2ba, Zfp36, Ccl3, Cxcl2, and Egr1 were observed in modules of the lncRNA-mRNA weighted co-expression network, consistent with the chip data. CONCLUSIONS: CRME has regulatory effects on inflammatory factors, the histone family, chemokines and their ligands that are related to RA-related cytokines, the RA pathway, the TNF signaling pathway, the Toll receptor-like signaling pathway, the chemokine signaling pathways and other pathways are related to the course of RA.


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Artrite Reumatoide/genética , Caulophyllum , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , RNA Longo não Codificante/metabolismo , RNA Mensageiro/metabolismo , Animais , Artrite Reumatoide/metabolismo , Linhagem Celular , Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Camundongos , Análise de Sequência com Séries de Oligonucleotídeos , Mapeamento de Interação de Proteínas
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(14): 2953-2959, 2019 Jul.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602839

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This study aimed to investigate the protective effect and preliminary mechanism of Danzhi Jiangtang Capsules( DJC) on liver of hyperlipidemic rats. The hyperlipidemia models were successfully made by high-fat diet for 12 weeks in male SD rats,and then divided into model control group and DJC treatment groups( 500 and 1 000 mg·kg~(-1)·d-1) via gavage administration for additional 8 weeks.The levels of serum lipid and liver metabolism indices were detected; HE and oil red O staining were used to observe the pathological changes of liver. Expression levels of extracellular regulated protein kinase 1/2( ERK1/2),c-Jun N-terminal kinase( JNK),and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase( p38 MAPK) were detected by real-time polymerase chain reaction( RT-PCR). Expression of MCP-1,phosphorylated ERK( p-ERK),phosphorylated JNK( p-JNK),and phosphorylated p38 MAPK( p-p38) were analyzed by immunohistochemistry and Western blot. The results showed that DJC decreased body weight and serum levels of total cholesterol( TC),triglyceride( TG),alanine aminotransferase( ALT),aspartate aminotransferase( AST),increased serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol( HDL-C) level,ameliorate injury and lipid deposition in the liver induced by the high-fat diet,decreased mRNA expression of ERK1/2,JNK and p-38 MAPK as well as protein expression of p-ERK,p-JNK,p-p38,and MCP-1,somewhat showing a dose-dependent effect. Therefore,DJC has an obvious protective effect on liver of hyperlipidemic rats with certain dose-dependent effect,and the mechanism may be related with inhibiting MAPK pathways and inflammation.


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Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Hiperlipidemias/tratamento farmacológico , Sistema de Sinalização das MAP Quinases , Animais , Cápsulas , Dieta Hiperlipídica , Inflamação , Fígado/efeitos dos fármacos , Fígado/metabolismo , Masculino , Ratos , Ratos Sprague-Dawley , Proteínas Quinases p38 Ativadas por Mitógeno/metabolismo
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Zhonghua Gan Zang Bing Za Zhi ; 27(8): 621-627, 2019 Aug 20.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31594080

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Objective: To determine whether the anti-hepatic fibrosis effect of Fuzheng-Huayu formula is related to suppress autophagy in mice. Methods: C57 mice were randomly divided into normal group (N group) and model group. The model group was induced by intraperitoneal injection of carbon tetrachloride to induce liver fibrosis in mice, and the normal group was injected with equal volume of olive oil. After 1 week, the model group was randomly divided into model (M) group, rapamycin (Rapa) group, rapamycin plus chloroquine (Rapa+CQ) group, rapamycin plus salvianolic acid B (Rapa+Sal B) group, rapamycin plus Fuzheng -Huayu formula (Rapa+FZ) group. Each drug group was administered corresponding drugs by gavage on a daily basis, and N group and M group were given the equal amount of drinking water by gavage. After 5 weeks, the mice were sacrificed, and HE and Sirius red staining were used to observe the inflammation and collagen deposition on liver tissue in each group. The hydroxyproline content was determined by alkaline hydrolysis method. Western blotting was used to detect changes in the expression of autophagy in liver tissue and microtubule-associated protein 1 light chain 3II/I (LC3II/I), p62, α-smooth muscle actin (ɑ-SMA) and type I collagen expression. Immunofluorescence staining was used to observe the immunofluorescence localization of ɑ-SMA and LC3B in liver tissues of each group. ). A t-test was used to compare the two independent samples. LSD or Dunnett's T3 test were used to compare the mean of multiple samples. Results: There was no significant difference in N and M groups in terms of body weight. The body weight of the mice in each drug group decreased significantly (F = 14.041, P < 0.001). The liver/spleen /body weight ratios of each drug group and M group were significantly higher than the N group (F = 26.992, 6.589, P < 0.001). The expression of p62 protein in the liver tissue of mice in each drug group was lower than M group, and the difference between Rapa group and Rapa+Sal B group (F = 3.085, P = 0.039, 0.003) was statistically significant, while that of Rapa + Sal B group was lower. Compared with group M, the expression of LC3B II in Rapa group was significantly higher (F = 7.514, P = 0.01). Immunofluorescence staining showed that LC3B and α-SMA CO-stained cells were absent in the liver of mice in N group, and co-stained cells were found in the liver of mice in M group. The co-stained cells in the liver of mice in each drug group were significantly higher than M group, and the co-stained cells in Rapa+FZ group were fewer. Compared with the N group, the collagen deposition of M group and each drug group was significantly increased; the collagen deposition of each drug group was lower than that of the M group. There was no statistically significant difference between each drug group. Compared with N group (77.75 + 48.79), hydroxyproline in liver tissue of mice in M group was significantly increased (293.48 + 84.43) (F = 3.015, P = 0.005), and the content of hydroxyproline in liver tissue of mice in each drug group was lower than M group, but the difference was not statistically significant (F = 0.750, P = 0.573). Compared with the N group, the expressions of α-SMA and type I collagen in the M group were significantly increased (F = 27.718, 18.893, P < 0.01). The expression of α-SMA in Rapa group and Rapa+Sal B group was similar to M group, while Rapa + CQ group and Rapa + FZ group were significantly lower than Rapa group and M group (P < 0.01). The expression of type I collagen in Rapa + CQ group was significantly higher than Rapa group (P = 0.017), while the expression of type I collagen in Rapa + FZ group was significantly lower than M group (P = 0.013). Conclusion: Autophagy of hepatic stellate cells was observed in carbon tetrachloride-induced liver fibrosis model. Rapamycin can promote autophagy in hepatocytes and hepatic stellate cells. Fuzheng-Huayu formula and Salvianolic Acid B might antagonize the effect of rapamycin on autophagy.


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Autofagia , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Células Estreladas do Fígado/citologia , Cirrose Hepática/tratamento farmacológico , Animais , Benzofuranos , Tetracloreto de Carbono , Cloroquina , Células Estreladas do Fígado/efeitos dos fármacos , Fígado , Cirrose Hepática/induzido quimicamente , Camundongos , Camundongos Endogâmicos C57BL , Distribuição Aleatória , Sirolimo
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(15): 3335-3342, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602892

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Based on pharmacodynamics-component correlation analysis,the best effective part of hyperlipidemia of Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae( PCR) was screened out to confirm the possible constituents with the lipid regulating effect,in order to provide a basis for the development of new drugs. Hyperlipidemia rats induced by fat emulsion were used to screen out the best hypolipidemic parts of PCR with TC,LDL-c as the index. HPLC-ESI-MS were used to analyze common constituents of the different solvent extracts from PCR. The constituents were classified and identified based on the retention time,m/z and UV spectra. And the HPLC-DAD were used to determine the contents of flavonoids( narirutin,hesperidin,didymin,nobiletin,tangeretin,3,5,6,7,8,3',4'-heptemthoxyflavone).Correlation analysis was conducted on the constituents and efficacy with the method of SPSS ANOVA bivariate correlation. Five extracts could significantly decrease the content of TC,LDL-c of hyperlipemia rats induced by fat emulsion,and the best effective part were95% ethanol and ethyl acetate. There were 19 common peaks in five different solvent extracts from PCR,and 17 flavonoids were identified and classified,including 10 polymethoxyflavonoids and 7 other flavonoids. According to the raw material quantity,the order of content of flavonones arranged from high to low: n-butyl alcohol part> 95% ethanol part> water part> ethyl acetate part> petroleum ether part; and the order of PMFs arranged from high to low: n-butyl alcohol part≈95% ethanol part≈ethyl acetate part > petroleum ether part > water part. The decreased percentage of TC,LDL-c was positively correlated with 10 common PMFs constituents,which suggested that PMFs may be the effective components for reducing blood lipid.


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Citrus/química , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Hipolipemiantes/farmacologia , Animais , Cromatografia Líquida de Alta Pressão , Flavonoides/farmacologia , Ratos
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(15): 3343-3348, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602893

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To investigate the effects of Shugan Hewei Decoction and its active substance fractions on behavior and neurotransmitter levels in hypothalamus of depression model rats,and preliminarily explore its possible mechanism. Male SD rats were randomly divided into blank control group,model group,fluoxetine( positive control) group,Shugan Hewei Decoction high and low dose groups,high and low dose groups of three different substance fractions. After 3 weeks' CUMS and social isolation to induce models,intragastrical administration lasted for 7 d. Behavioral experiments( sucrose consumption test,open-field test,and forced swimming test) were then performed to evaluate the depression status of rats. Several neurotransmitters in hypothalamus of rats were determined by LC-MS/MS method,including dapamine( DA),norepinephrine( NE),serotonin( 5-HT),5-indoleacetic acid( 5-HIAA),γ-aminobutyric acid( GABA),and glutamic acid( Glu). As compared with the blank control group,the sucrose consumption was reduced( P<0. 01); the total distance and the number of crossing the central area were also significantly reduced( P< 0. 01,P< 0. 01),while the resting time increased significantly( P<0. 01); the forced swimming time was significantly prolonged( P<0. 01); DA,5-HT,NE,5-HIAA and GABA levels in hypothalamus were significantly reduced( P < 0. 01),while Glue level was significantly increased( P < 0. 01) in model group. As compared with the model group,all the above indexes had changes in fluoxetine group,Shugan Hewei Decoction whole recipe groups,volatile oils group,polysaccharides group,and terpenoids group( P<0. 01 or P<0. 05). Shugan Hewei Decoction whole recipe and its active substance fractions can improve the behavior of depression model rats and may exert anti-depression effects by regulating the content of neurotransmitters in the hypothalamus.


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Depressão/tratamento farmacológico , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Hipotálamo/efeitos dos fármacos , Neurotransmissores/química , Animais , Cromatografia Líquida , Hipotálamo/química , Masculino , Distribuição Aleatória , Ratos , Ratos Sprague-Dawley , Espectrometria de Massas em Tandem
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(15): 3349-3357, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602894

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Rat model of blood stasis syndrome was prepared by subcutaneous injecting of epinephrine hydrochlorid,then the model rats were administrated by Yunnan Baiyao for 15 days. Blood rheology,coagulation function and histopathology were chosen as indicators to evaluate the successful replication of blood stasis syndrome model and the treatment effect of Yunnan Baiyao. UPLC-Q-TOF-MS was used to rapidly analyze the serum samples of blood stasis syndrome rat after 15 days Yunnan Baiyao treatment,Progenesis QI software was employed to identify the alkaloids components. The results showed that Yunnan Baiyao reduced the plasma viscosity and whole blood viscosity of rats with blood stasis syndrome,prolonged thrombin and prothrombin time,reduced fibrinogen content,and effectively improved pathological state such as inflammatory cell infiltration,blood stasis,congestion and edema of various organs in rats with blood stasis syndrome. Seven alkaloids components from Aconitum kusnezoffii,including karacolidine,senbusine B,isotalatizidine,karakoline,denudatine,talatisamine and chasmanine were found in the rat serum after Yunnan Baiyao treatment. Based on the effectiveness of Yunnan Baiyao in the treatment of blood stasis syndrome induced by epinephrine hydrochloride in rats,alkaloids components from the root of A. kusnezoffii absorbed into blood after Yunnan Baiyao treatment were clarified rapidly and accurately with the help of UPLC-Q-TOF-MS. Karacolidine,senbusine B,isotalatizidine,karakoline,denudatine,talatisamine and chasmanine are the pharmacodynamic material basis of the root of A. kusnezoffii for activating blood circulation and removing blood stasis.


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Aconitum/química , Circulação Sanguínea/efeitos dos fármacos , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Animais , Viscosidade Sanguínea , Tempo de Protrombina , Ratos , Tempo de Trombina
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3374-3383, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602898

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Traditional Chinese medicine Tripterygium wilfordii Hook.f( TWHF) is a natural botanical drug in China. It has complex chemical compositions and has been used for a long history. TWHF was used as an insecticide to protect crops at early stage,and it was later found to have significant effects in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis,attaining great concerns. With further researches,it was found that TWHF can treat various diseases in the medical field due to a variety of pharmacological activities such as anti-cancer,neuroprotection,anti-inflammatory and immune-suppressing,particularly. Multiple extracts of TWHF have unique immunosuppressive function,playing an immune role through multi-target and multi-channel,with significant effect in the treatment of autoimmune diseases. As an immune-suppressing drug,TWHF is worthy of in-depth research due to its broad application prospects. While achieving good clinical efficacy,reports about its toxic effects to multiple systems of the body are also increasing,greatly hindering its clinical application. In order to fully understand the immune-suppressing function of TWHF and reduce or avoid the occurrence of toxic and side effects,we summarized recent progress of TWHF on the immune organs,cells and factors in recent years,as well as the pharmacology and toxic effects,hoping to provide a scientific and reasonable reference for its wider use in clinical treatment.


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Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Sistema Imunitário/efeitos dos fármacos , Extratos Vegetais/farmacologia , Tripterygium/química , Artrite Reumatoide/tratamento farmacológico , Humanos
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3435-3440, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602906

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The aim of this paper was to investigate the anti-inflammatory effect of Tripterygium wilfordii processed with licorice on DSS-induced ulcerative colitis( UC) mice and its regulation on intestinal immune system. In this study,a DSS-induced animal model of UC mice was established,with mesalazine( Mes) as a positive drug. The pharmacodynamic effects of low( PT1) and high( PT2)doses of T. wilfordii processed with licorice were analyzed by disease activity index( DAI),colon length and colon histopathological score in mice. By detecting the expression levels of TNF-α and IL-6 cytokines in the serum of mice,immunohistochemical CD3+T and Fox P3+Treg staining in the colon of mice,the anti-inflammatory and immunoregulatory effects of T. wilfordii processed with licorice on UC mice were analyzed. The hepatotoxicity of each dose of T. wilfordii processed with licorice was also analyzed by HE staining in liver tissue of mice and ALT and AST levels in serum. The results showed that the colitis symptoms of the mice in the PT1 group and the PT2 group were alleviated,the inflammatory cell infiltration was reduced. And the expression of inflammatory factors was decreased,the difference was statistically significant compared with the model group( P<0. 05). The HE staining and ALT and AST levels in the high dose group and low dose group were not significantly different from those in the normal group. The results showed that T. wilfordii processed with licorice has the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects on UC mice,and the dose did not show significant hepatotoxicity.


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Anti-Inflamatórios/farmacologia , Colite Ulcerativa/tratamento farmacológico , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Glycyrrhiza/química , Tripterygium/química , Animais , Sulfato de Dextrana , Camundongos , Extratos Vegetais/farmacologia
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3441-3447, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602907

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To observe the effect of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets on angiogenesis of rats with type Ⅱ collagen-induced arthritis( CIA) and on the tube formation of human umbilical vein endothelial cells( HUVEC) in vitro. The HUVEC were induced by 20 µg·L-1 vascular endothelial growth factor( VEGF) in vitro,and were treated with 0. 1,1,10 mg·L-1 Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets continuously for 7 hours. The numbers of branches of tube formation were measured. SD rats were immunized to establish CIA. CIA rats were treated with 9,18,36 mg·kg-1·d-1 Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets for 42 days. Histopathological examination( HE) was performed to observe the vascular morphology and vascular density in the synovial membrane of the inflamed joints. Immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence were performed to observe the expression of platelets-endothelial cell adhesion molecule( CD31) and αsmooth muscle actin( αSMA) in synovial membrane. Immunohistochemistry and Western blot were performed to observe the expression of hypoxia-inducible factors 1α( HIF1α) and angiotensin 1( Ang1) in the synovial tissue. The results showed that the numbers of branches of tube formation of HUVEC induced by VEGF were improved,and declined significantly after treated by Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets. Compared with the normal group,the vascular density,CD31 positive expression,CD31 +/αSMA-immature and total vascular positive expression in the synovial membrane of the model group were significantly increased,and so as HIF1α and Ang1 in the synovium. Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets reduced the synovial vascular density and inhibited the positive expression of CD31,CD31+/αSMA-immature blood vessels and total vascular,but has no effect on CD31+/αSMA+mature blood vessels. Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets also inhibited the expression of HIF1α and Ang1 in synovial membrane of inflammatory joints. Our results demonstrated that Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets could inhibit the angiogenesis of synovial tissue in CIA rats and the tube formation of HUVEC,which is related to the down-regulation of HIF1α/Ang1 signal axis.


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Artrite Experimental/tratamento farmacológico , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Glicosídeos/farmacologia , Tripterygium/química , Inibidores da Angiogênese/farmacologia , Angiotensina I/metabolismo , Animais , Artrite Experimental/induzido quimicamente , Células Endoteliais da Veia Umbilical Humana/efeitos dos fármacos , Humanos , Subunidade alfa do Fator 1 Induzível por Hipóxia/metabolismo , Ratos , Ratos Sprague-Dawley , Transdução de Sinais , Membrana Sinovial/efeitos dos fármacos , Comprimidos , Fator A de Crescimento do Endotélio Vascular
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3454-3459, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602909

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The present study was aimed to explore the dose-toxicity-effect relationship of Tripterygium wilfordii Hook f( TW) processed by liquorice,to establish the safe and effective therapeutic window,and further to provide scientific reference for the clinical use of TW. The toxicity and anti-inflammatory effect of six doses of raw TW and TW processed by liquorice( 0. 78,1. 56,3. 12,6. 24,12. 48,15. 60 g·kg-1) in 1-fluoro-2,4-dinitrobenzene( DNFB)-induced allergic contact dermatitis( ACD) model were mainly examined by histopathology and serum biochemistry. The liver biochemical parameters including ALT and AST,related inflammatory factors including TNF-α and IL-2,together with liver index,kidney index and the other pharmacodynamic indicators,were examined and compared. The results showed that compared with the control group,the serum levels of TNF-α and IL-2 of the model group were significantly increased( P<0. 01),which proved that the ACD model was successful. The comprehensive analysis of liver biochemical indexes,serum inflammatory factors and the other indexes showed that the safe and effective therapeutic window of TW processed by liquorice was 3. 12-12. 48 g·kg-1. The results showed the therapeutic window of TW processed by liquorice was much broader than that of raw TW. And it could provide scientific reference for the clinical rational use of TW.


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Dermatite Alérgica de Contato/tratamento farmacológico , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Glycyrrhiza/química , Extratos Vegetais/farmacologia , Tripterygium/química , Animais , Citocinas/sangue
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3460-3467, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602910

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To investigate the pharmacodynamic effect and virulent effect of the main components of the toxic Chinese medicine Tripterygium wilfordii,such as triptolide,tripchlorolide,tripterine,demethylzeylasteral,wilfotrine and euonine,the admet SAR online assessment system was used to calculate the properties of the main components of T. wilfordii. The potential targets of the components were mined and collected through multiple databases,and the potential targets were enriched by the bioinformatics database DAVID.Cytoscape software was used to establish a " target-pathway" network and perform topology analysis on the network. The main chemical components of T. wilfordii were able to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and had intestinal permeability. A total of 65 targets were predicted,including pathways in cancer,hepatitis B,rheumatoid arthritis,and chagas disease( American trypanosomiasis),Toll-like receptor signaling pathway,apoptosis,colorectal cancer,NF-kappa B signaling pathway,etc. T. wilfordii mainly plays a role in the treatment of immune diseases and cancer by regulating inflammatory signaling pathways and cancer signaling pathways. Its action on apoptosis pathway and drug metabolism enzymes may be the mechanism of its toxicity.


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Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Transdução de Sinais , Tripterygium/química , Biologia Computacional , Humanos , Inflamação
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3486-3493, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602913

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The aim of this paper was to observe the toxic effect of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets( TG) on the reproductive system of Ⅱ type collagen induced arthritis( CIA) male rats,and to explore the toxic mechanism preliminarily. Fifty SD rats were randomly divided into normal control group( Con),model group( CIA),Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets clinical equivalent dose groups of 1,2,4 times( 9,18,36 mg·kg-1),10 rats in each group,and were given by gavage once a day for 42 days after the first immunization.The organ indexes of uterine and ovarian were calculated on days 21 and 42. Histopathological and morphological changes of uterine and ovarian were observed under optical microscope. The concentration of estradiol( E2),follicle-stimulating hormone( FSH),luteinizing hormone( LH),17α-hydroxylase( CYP17 A1) and cytochrome P450 19 A1( CYP19 A1) in serum were detected by ELISA. Immunohistochemistry was used to observe the expression of Bax and Bcl-2 related proteins in the apoptosis pathway of uterus and ovary. The results showed that compared with the Con group,CIA group could reduce the number of uterine glands( P<0.05),but no significant changes were observed in other groups. Compared with the CIA group,there were no significant changes in the coefficients of uterus and ovary in the Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets groups. The number of uterine glands,total follicles in the ovary,mature follicles and corpus luteum,the distribution of blood vessels and mitochondria had a certain inhibitory trend,and also slightly increased the number of atresia follicles,but the histopathological quantitative indicators were not statistically different. Except that 2 times clinical dose of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets could significantly reduce the content of CYP19 A1( P<0. 05) after 42 d administration,there were no significant changes in serum estrogen E2,FSH,LH and estrogen synthesis key enzymes CYP17 A1 in each administration group. Medium and high doses of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets could increase the expression of apoptotic protein Bax in uterine and ovarian tissues( P<0. 05,P<0. 01),and all the administration groups could inhibit the expression of apoptotic inhibiting protein Bcl-2( P <0. 05,P<0. 01,P<0.001),42 d was more obvious than 21 d. In conclusion,4 times and less than 4 times Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets did not cause obvious toxicity and histopathological changes in the reproductive organs of CIA rats,but it could reduce the level of serum estrogen synthesis key enzyme CYP19 A1 and affect the content of apoptosis-related proteins Bax and Bcl-2 in uterus and ovary tissues. The relevant mechanism needs further study.


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Artrite Experimental/tratamento farmacológico , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/toxicidade , Genitália Feminina/efeitos dos fármacos , Glicosídeos/toxicidade , Tripterygium/química , Animais , Apoptose , Aromatase/metabolismo , Artrite Experimental/induzido quimicamente , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Feminino , Glicosídeos/farmacologia , Distribuição Aleatória , Ratos , Ratos Sprague-Dawley , Comprimidos
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3526-3532, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602918

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This paper aims to investigate the effect of oral administration of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets combined with traditional Chinese medicine on immune inflammatory index in patients with rheumatoid arthritis,in order to explore the compatibility mode of traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Medical records of hospitalized patients with rheumatology at the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine from June 2012 to December 2017 were collected. The combined administration of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets and traditional Chinese medicine was adopted for the experimental group,while the simply administration of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets were adopted for the control group. SPSS 21. 0 was used to analyze the changes of general conditions and immune inflammatory metabolic indexes in the two groups of RA patients. The association rules were analyzed by SPSS Clementine 14. 2 software Apriori module,and the random walk model was evaluated by ORACLE 10 g tool. The results showed that a total of 1 220 patients with rheumatoid arthritis met the requirements of this study,including 322 in the experimental group and 898 in the control group. Before treatment,there was no significant difference in age and duration between the two groups. The difference value of Ig A,Ig G,RF,CCP-AB,hs-CRP and ESR in the two groups of RA patients decreased before and after treatment,and the experimental group was superior to the control group in reduction of Ig A,Ig G,RF,CCP-AB,hs-CRP and ESR.The control group was superior to the experimental group in reduction of Ig M( P<0. 01 or P<0. 05). Compared with before treatment,ALT,AST,ALP,GGT,CREA,BUN,b-MG,MA,TRU and Ig U all increased,with statistically significant differences( P<0. 01).The UA of the two groups of RA patients decreased after treatment,with statistically significant differences( P<0. 01). The experimental group was superior to the control group in reduction of UA,with statistically significant differences( P < 0. 05 or P < 0. 01). The herbs adopted in the prescriptions of 1 220 patients were mainly classified into four categories,namely spleen-sweating herbs,blood-activating and stasis-relieving herbs,phlegm and phlegm-relieving herbs,and heat-clearing and antidote herbs. The results of association rule analysis indicated a significant correlation between the single-flavored Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets,oral Chinese medicine and immune inflammation,and improvement of liver and kidney function indexes. The results of the random walk model analysis indicated that the experimental group's Ig M and hs-CRP were superior to those of the control group in terms of random fluctuation maximum,walking positive growth rate,comprehensive evaluation index increasing rate,comprehensive improvement rate,comprehensive evaluation index recording times,and expected improvement value. The results of this study showed that the single administration of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets can effectively improve the immune inflammatory metabolic index of patients with rheumatoid arthritis,and the combined administration of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets and traditional Chinese medicine could alleviate the immune inflammatory index of RA patients and reduce liver and kidney dysfunction compared with simple oral administration. The comprehensive evaluation Ig M and hs-CRP in the group of combined administration of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets and traditional Chinese medicine were better than those in the group of the Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets. There was a long-term correlation between the comprehensive evaluation index and the intervention measures of the two groups of patients.


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Artrite Reumatoide/tratamento farmacológico , Mineração de Dados , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Glicosídeos/farmacologia , Tripterygium/química , Humanos , Rim/efeitos dos fármacos , Fígado/efeitos dos fármacos , Medicina Tradicional Chinesa , Comprimidos
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(16): 3558-3561, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602922

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To preliminarily investigate the effect of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablets( TGT) combined with traditional Chinese medicine( TCM) on the fertility and female menstruation on persons who have took during childhood. The children with henoch-schonlein purpura( HSP) or henoch-schonlein purpura nephritis( HSPN) who treated with TGT under 18 years old and now older than 18 years old( including 18 years old) during January 1998 to December 2010 were selected in our research. The content of follow-up visit included marriage,marriage age,fertility and child health; and unmarried female patients were asked whether they had menstrual abnormalities. The data of the unmarried female patients,including age,clinical classification,TCM syndrome type,initial dose and other related factors that may affect menstrual cycle,was analyzed by using binary logistic regression analysis. A total of 195 patients who met the criteria were followed up in this study,and 26 patients married for more than 1 year. Among the 26 married patients,1 HSP patient had no birth planning due to rheumatoid arthritis,and the remaining 25 patients all had given birth or were pregnant. The 169 unmarried patients included 89 female patients. Among the 89 female patients,4 cases refused to tell the menstrual situations,72 cases had normal menstruation( 84. 7%),13 cases had abnormal menstruation( 15. 3%),and there was no case of amenorrhea. Logistic regression analysis results showed that the age,clinical classification,TCM syndrome type and initial dose had no correlation with abnormal menstruation. Our results demonstrated that TGT has no effect on adulthood fertility among patients who took TGT combined with traditional Chinese medicine during childhood.


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Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Fertilidade/efeitos dos fármacos , Glicosídeos/farmacologia , Púrpura de Schoenlein-Henoch/tratamento farmacológico , Tripterygium/química , Adolescente , Adulto , Criança , Feminino , Humanos , Medicina Tradicional Chinesa , Comprimidos
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(17): 3662-3671, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602938

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The research on biopharmaceutics classification system of Chinese materia medica( CMMBCS) should be finally implemented to the holistic research level of traditional Chinese medicine compounds,while the overall biopharmaceutical properties of traditional Chinese medicine compounds are not only the sum of solubility and permeability of each component. In this study,Gegen Qinlian Tablets was used as the research object,and the contents of 12 representative components,i.e. puerarin,daidzin,baicalin,daidzein,wogonoside,baicalein,wogonin,glycyrrhizic acid,coptisine hydrochloride,epiberberine,berberine hydrochloride and palmatine hydrochloride,were simultaneously determined by HPLC to obtain the mass weight of each component. The in vitro lipopolysaccharide( LPS)-induced RAW264. 7 cells inflammation model was established to investigate the anti-inflammatory effects of 12 representative components and obtain the efficacy weight of each component. In order to obtain the number of doses and effective permeability coefficient which can represent the overall biopharmaceutical properties of Gegen Qinlian Tablets,mass weight was combined with efficacy weight to integrate the solubility and permeability data of each component determined by typical shake flask method and in situ single pass intestinal perfusion model respectively. The results indicated that Gegen Qinlian Tablets should be categorized Ⅳ drug of the CMMBCS with low solubility and low permeability.


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Anti-Inflamatórios/farmacologia , Biofarmácia/classificação , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/classificação , Materia Medica/classificação , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Comprimidos
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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi ; 44(17): 3773-3779, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31602952

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The aim of this paper was to explore the mechanism of Shenxiong Glucose Injection antagonizing apoptosis of H9 c2 cells induced by H_2O_2. H9 c2 cells were pretreated with 1. 7%,3. 4% and 6. 8% Shenxiong Glucose Injection,and then H_2O_2 was introduced to induce apoptosis in vitro. Cell viability was detected by MTS assay,morphological changes of apoptosis were observed by AO/EB fluorescence staining,apoptosis rate was detected by Annexin/PI method,cell expression profile was detected by gene chip technology,the mRNA of PIK3 CA,Bcl-2,Bax,caspase-3 and GAPDH were detected by qRT-PCR,the protein expression levels of PIK3 CA,AKT,P-AKT,Bcl-2,Bax and caspase-3 were detected by Western blot,and the contents of LDH and MDA were detected by kit. The results showed that Shenxiong Glucose Injection of different concentrations significantly increased the viability of H9 c2 cells treated with H_2O_2( P<0. 01),and reversed H_2O_2-induced apoptosis( P< 0. 01). The microarray experiments showed that 138 genes were altered in H9 c2 cells after treatment with Shenxiong Glucose Injection. The differential expression fold of PIK3 CA associated with PI3 K/AKT pathway was 3. 59. The results of qRT-PCR and Western blot showed that Shenxiong Glucose Injection could down-regulate the mRNA and protein expression levels of caspase-3( P<0. 01),up-regulate the mRNA and protein expression level of PIK3 CA and Bcl-2( P<0. 01),and up-regulate the phosphorylation levels of AKT( P<0. 01) in H_2O_2-treated H9 c2 cells. The protective effect of Shenxiong Glucose Injection on H_2O_2 cells injury was significantly inhibited by LY294002,a PI3 K/AKT pathway inhibitor. The results suggested that Shenxiong Glucose Injection may inhibit H_2O_2-induced H9 c2 cells apoptosis by regulating PI3 K/AKT signaling pathway.


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Apoptose , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Fosfatidilinositol 3-Quinases/metabolismo , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas c-akt/metabolismo , Transdução de Sinais , Animais , Linhagem Celular , Cromonas , Glucose , Morfolinas , Ratos
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(39): e17321, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31574864

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BACKGROUNDS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common endocrine disorder in women and can lead to serious social burdens associated with various reproductive and metabolic abnormalities. Existing therapy is controversial in its effectiveness including side effects. In traditional Korean Medicine, Cangfu Daotan Decoction (CDD), also known as Changbudodam-tang, is used for PCOS patients who are in the type of stagnation of phlegm and dampness. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CDD for PCOS as alternative treatment. METHODS: Two researchers will search the following databases from their inception to February 2019 for relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs): The Cochrane Library, PubMed, EMBASE, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure Database (CNKI), and 5 Korean medical databases (Korean Studies Information Service System, KoreaMed, DBPIA, Oriental Medicine Advanced Searching Integrated System, and Research Information Service System). The primary outcome will be the scales that assessed drug efficacy including total response rate, sex hormone level (LH, FSH, Testosterone, LH/FSH ratio), BMI, ovulation rate, and pregnancy rate. Adverse events will be assessed as the secondary outcome. Study selection, data extraction, and assessment of risk of bias will be conducted by 2 researchers independently. Statistical analysis will be performed by using the Cochrane Review Manager (RevMan 5.3) software. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: This review will provide the latest knowledge and evidence on the efficacy and safety of CDD for PCOS women through the analysis of various evaluation scales. ETHICS AND DISSEMINATION: This systematic review does not require ethical approval and will be published in a peer-reviewed journal. PROSPERO REGISTRATION NUMBER: CRD42019134270.


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Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Medicina Tradicional do Leste Asiático/métodos , Síndrome do Ovário Policístico/terapia , Terapias Complementares/métodos , Feminino , Humanos , Preparações de Plantas/farmacologia , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto
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Life Sci ; 235: 116820, 2019 Oct 15.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31476308

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AIMS: Osteoporosis (OP) is a systemic metabolic bone disease characterized by bone mass decrease and microstructural degradation, which may increase the risk of bone fracture and leading to high morbidity. Dipsaci Radix (DR), one typical traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which has been applied in the treatment of OP with good therapeutic effects and few side effects. However, the underlying molecular mechanisms of DR to treat OP have not been fully elucidated. In this study, we aim to dissect the molecular mechanism of DR in the treatment of OP. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A systems pharmacology approach was employed to comprehensively dissect the action mechanisms of DR for the treatment of OP. KEY FINDINGS: 10 compounds were screened out as the potential active ingredients with excellent biological activity based on in silico ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion) prediction model. Then, 36 key protein targets of 6 compounds were identified by systems drug targeting model (SysDT) and they were involved in several biological processes, such as osteoclast differentiation, osteoblast differentiation and anti-inflammation. The target-pathway network indicated that targets are mainly mapped in multiple signaling pathways, i.e., MAPK, Tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α), NF-κb and Toll-like receptor pathways. The in vitro results indicated that the compounds ursolic acid and beta-sitosterol effectively inhibited the osteoclast differentiation. SIGNIFICANCE: These results systematically dissected that DR exhibits the therapeutic effects of OP by the regulation of immune system-related pathways, which provide novel perspective to drug development of OP.


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Bases de Dados de Produtos Farmacêuticos , Dipsacaceae/química , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Redes Reguladoras de Genes , Redes e Vias Metabólicas , Osteoporose/tratamento farmacológico , Biologia de Sistemas/métodos , Células CACO-2 , Humanos , Osteoporose/genética , Osteoporose/metabolismo , Transdução de Sinais
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J Agric Food Chem ; 67(34): 9643-9651, 2019 Aug 28.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31390199

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Licorice is a traditional Chinese medicine, which is often used as sweetener and cosmetic ingredients in food and pharmaceutical industries. Among them, glycyrrhetic acid is one of the most important agents. Studies have shown that glycyrrhetic acid exhibited antitumor activities as PPARγ agonist. However, the limited number of PPARγ glycyrrhetinic agonists and their high toxicity greatly limit the design based on the structure. Therefore, clarifying the binding mode between PPARγ and small molecules, we focused on the introduction of a natural active piperazine skeleton in the position of glycyrrhetinic acid C-3. According to the Combination Principle and the Structure-Based Drug Design, 19 glycyrrhetic acid derivatives were designed and synthesized as potential PPARγ agonists. Compounds 4c and 4q were screened as high-efficiency and low-toxicity lead compounds.


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Antineoplásicos Fitogênicos/química , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/química , Ácido Glicirretínico/análogos & derivados , Glycyrrhiza/química , PPAR gama/antagonistas & inibidores , Antineoplásicos Fitogênicos/farmacologia , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Inibidores Enzimáticos/química , Inibidores Enzimáticos/farmacologia , Ácido Glicirretínico/química , Ácido Glicirretínico/farmacologia , Humanos , PPAR gama/metabolismo , Relação Estrutura-Atividade
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Life Sci ; 233: 116740, 2019 Sep 15.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31398416

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Although intravenous injection is the most convenient and feasible approach for mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) delivery, the proportion of donor stem cells in the target myocardium after transplantation is small. It is believed that TCM enhances the effect of stem cell therapy by improving the hostile microenvironment and promoting the migration and survival of stem cells. Guanxin Danshen (GXDS) formulation is one of the main prescriptions for clinical treatment of ischemic heart diseases in China. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of GXDS formulation administration combined with MSCs transplantation on cardiac function improvement, apoptosis, angiogenesis and survival of transplanted cells in an acute model of acute myocardial infarction (MI). After being labeled with GFP, MSCs were transplanted via intravenous injection. Meanwhile, GXDS dripping pills were given by intragastric administration for 4 weeks from 2 days before MI. Echocardiography showed moderate improvement in cardiac function after administration of GXDS formulation or intravenous transplantation of MSCs. However, GXDS formulation combined with MSCs transplantation significantly improved cardiac function after MI. The myocardial infarct size in rats treated with MSCs was similar to that in rats treated with GXDS formulation. However, GXDS formulation combined with MSCs transplantation significantly reduced infarction area. In addition, GXDS formulation combined with MSCs transplantation not only decreased cell apoptosis according to the TUNEL staining, but also enhanced angiogenesis in the peri-infarction and infarction area. Interestingly, the use of GXDS formulation increased the number of injected MSCs in the infarct area. Furthermore, GXDS formulation combined with MSCs transplantation increased SDF-1 levels in the infarcted area, but did not affect the expression of YAP. Our study provided a more feasible and accessible strategy to enhance the migration of stem cells after intravenous injection by oral administration of GXDS formulation. The combination of GXDS formulation and stem cell therapy has practical significance and application prospects in the treatment of ischemic cardiomyopathy such as MI.


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Apoptose/efeitos dos fármacos , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/química , Medicamentos de Ervas Chinesas/farmacologia , Transplante de Células-Tronco Mesenquimais/métodos , Células-Tronco Mesenquimais/citologia , Infarto do Miocárdio/terapia , Neovascularização Patológica/prevenção & controle , Animais , Células Cultivadas , Terapia Combinada , Sobrevivência de Enxerto , Masculino , Infarto do Miocárdio/patologia , Ratos
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