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Genistein: the potential for efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis.
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PMID:  23307323     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder that may affect many tissues and organs. Without treatment, inflammation leads to cartilage damage, bone erosions, joint destruction, and impaired movement. Because of the limited success of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, the exploration of new anti-rheumatic drugs with high efficacy and less toxicity is eagerly needed. Genistein, the major active compound from soybean, has received much attention due to its potential beneficial effects on some of the degenerative diseases. It has been found that genistein has anti-inflammatory, antiangiogenesis, antiproliferative, antioxidant, immunomodulatory, pain relief, and joint protection properties. Hence, significant advances have been made, both by in vitro and in vivo studies showing that genistein is a promising agent for RA treatment.
Jinchao Li; Dong Gang; Xiaowei Yu; Yiping Hu; Ye Yue; Wenxiang Cheng; Xiaohua Pan; Peng Zhang
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical rheumatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1434-9949     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8211469     Medline TA:  Clin Rheumatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Center for Translational Medicine Research and Development, Shen Zhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Science, Shenzhen University Town, 1068 Xueyuan Avenue, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518055, China.
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