Herbal Medicines and Animal Models of Gastrointestinal Diseases
Published Online: 15 MAR 2010
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Pharmaceutical Sciences Encyclopedia
How to Cite
Cho, C. and Ko, J. 2010. Herbal Medicines and Animal Models of Gastrointestinal Diseases. Pharmaceutical Sciences Encyclopedia. 23:1–24.
- Published Online: 15 MAR 2010
Animal models of gastric and duodenal ulcers play important roles in the study of the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases and in the testing of antiulcer agents. They provide essential tools to screen herbal medicines for their antiulcer and anticancer effects. This article focuses on three major types of chemical compounds from various kinds of herbs and their implications for different GI disorders.
- animal models;