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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 10489
Country/Territory South Korea
2014-04-02 19:59
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Autobiography
Article Title Chunggan extract, a traditional herbal formula, ameliorated alcohol-induced hepatic injury in rat model
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Hyeong-Geug Kim, Jung-Min Kim, Jong-Min Han, Jin-Seok Lee, Min-Kyung Choi, Dong-Soo Lee, Yeon-Hwa Park and Chang-Gue Son
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Oriental Medicine Research and Development Project, Ministry of Health and Welfare, South Korea HI12C-1920-01001
Corresponding author Chang-Gue Son, MD, PhD, Professor, Liver and Immunology Research center, Daejeon Oriental Hospital of Daejeon University, 22-5 Daehung-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon 301-724, South Korea. ckson@dju.kr
Keywords Alcohol abuse; Liver injury; Traditional Chinese Medicine; Fibrogenic cytokines; Hepato stellate cell
Core Tip We observed that the protective effect of Chunggan extract (CGX) on alcohol induced rat model of hepatic injury. In this study, 4 wk of alcohol consumptions markedly induced hepatic injury. Treatment with CGX significantly reverses and ameliorates pro-fibrogenic cytokines including transforming growth factor-?, platelet-derived growth factor-BB, and connective tissue growth factor. We also revealed the significant effects of alcohol metabolism related molecules by CGX treatment. The pharmacological actions were supported by in vitro assay that acetaldehyde stimulated HSC-T6 cell activation was normalized by CGX. Collectively our results suggest that CGX will be applicable to treat patients with alcoholic liver injury through amelioration of fibrotic changes and alcohol metabolisms.
Publish Date 2014-11-17 15:12
Citation Kim HG, Kim JM, Han JM, Lee JS, Choi MK, Lee DS, Park YH, Son CG. Chunggan extract, a traditional herbal formula, ameliorated alcohol-induced hepatic injury in rat model. World J Gastroenterol 2014; 20(42): 15703-15714
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v20/i42/15703.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v20.i42.15703
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