Inhibitory effect of total lignan from Fructus Arctii on aldose reductase

Authors

  • Zhaohui Xu,

    1. Engineering Research Center of Modern Preparation Technology of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ministry of Education, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China
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  • Hongzhou Yang,

    1. Center for Chinese Medical Therapy and Systems Biology, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China
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  • Mingmei Zhou,

    1. Center for Chinese Medical Therapy and Systems Biology, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China
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  • Yi Feng,

    1. Engineering Research Center of Modern Preparation Technology of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ministry of Education, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China
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  • Wei Jia

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
    • Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA.
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Abstract

The potent inhibitory effect of the total lignan from the plant Fructus Arctii on aldose reductase was observed, suggesting its preventive potential on diabetic complications upon long term administration. Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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