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- Lau, C., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2013 v.149 no.2 pp. 543-549
- herbs; drug therapy; raw materials; inhibitory concentration 50; Astragalus; fluorescence; antineoplastic agents; patients; colon; Rehmannia glutinosa; messenger RNA; Codonopsis pilosula subsp. tangshen; polymerase chain reaction; cytochrome P-450; toxicity; Oldenlandia diffusa; ethanol; pharmacokinetics; adverse effects; reporter genes; Oriental traditional medicine
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has become more popular among cancer patients in the Western world, who often use Chinese herbs as adjuvant therapy to reduce the adverse effects of conventional chemotherapy. However, pharmacokinetic (PK) interactions between Chinese herbs and anticancer drugs can occur and have dramatic consequences for these patients. Currently, ...