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- Zhou, Lin-Li, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2012 v.142 no.1 pp. 241-247
- Rubia cordifolia; Western blotting; acetates; cell growth; cell proliferation; humans; keratinocytes; medicine; mice; models; psoriasis; roots; tail
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: In Chinese medicine practice, Radix rubiae, the dry root of Rubia cordifolia L. is commonly used for the treatment of psoriasis. AIM OF THE STUDY: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by hyperproliferation and aberrant differentiation of epidermal keratinocytes. Our previous studies identified Radix rubiae to have potent antiproliferative ...