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- Chin, Young-Won, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2009 v.121 no.1 pp. 130-134
- Oriental traditional medicine; neuroprotective effect; Dioscorea oppositifolia; scopolamine; memory; in vivo studies; in vitro studies; herbal medicines; cognition; plant extracts; mice; glutamates; hydrogen peroxide; neurons; animal disease models; avoidance conditioning; animal behavior; China; Japan; South Korea
- ... Ethnopharmacological relevance: Plants belong to the genus Dioscorea have long been used as edible tuber crops in many tropical and subtropical areas and as a traditional herbal medicine in oriental countries including China, Japan and Korea. Aim of the study: In this study, in vivo and in vitro tests were carried out to evaluate the cognitive enhancing effects of CHCl₃-soluble extract from Diosco ...