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- Yu, Jinhui, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2012 v.142 no.1 pp. 151-160
- Taxus; alanine transaminase; albumins; alkaline phosphatase; aspartate transaminase; body weight; collagen; gene expression; glutathione peroxidase; histopathology; liver; liver cirrhosis; liver function; long term effects; messenger RNA; metabolism; models; olive oil; oxidative stress; polyprenols; protective effect; rats; subcutaneous injection; superoxide dismutase
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: The aim of this study was to investigate the anti-fibrotic effects and the possible underlying mechanisms of taxus polyprenols (TPs) isolated from the needles of Taxus chinensis var. mairei. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The animals were randomly divided into normal control with vehicles only (olive oil), rat model given CCl₄ only, CCl₄+low TPs (48mg/kg), CCl₄+medium TPs ( ...