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Pharmaceutical food science: search for anti-obese constituents from medicinal foods-anti-hyperlipidemic saponin constituents from the flowers of Bellis perennis
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20460863     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Among a variety of food materials, some are being used as resources of traditional, alternative, and/or complementary medicines all over the world. These medicinal foods are known to have not only nutritive and taste values but also medicinal effects, and they are prescribed in various traditional preparations. Regarding this point, we focused on exploring bioactive constituents in these medicinal foods, which would be applicable to remedy so-called metabolic syndrome. In this review, our recent studies on anti-hyperlipidemic saponin constituents from flowers of Bellis perennis are described.
Toshio Morikawa; Osamu Muraoka; Masayuki Yoshikawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Yakugaku zasshi : Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan     Volume:  130     ISSN:  0031-6903     ISO Abbreviation:  Yakugaku Zasshi     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-12     Completed Date:  2010-07-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413613     Medline TA:  Yakugaku Zasshi     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  jpn     Pagination:  673-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Pharmaceutical Research and Technology Institute, Kinki University, Osaka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Antilipemic Agents / isolation & purification*,  therapeutic use*
Flowers / chemistry*
Food Analysis*
Health Food / analysis*
Intestinal Absorption / drug effects
Metabolic Syndrome X / drug therapy*
Obesity / drug therapy*
Plant Extracts / chemistry*
Plants, Medicinal / chemistry*
Saponins / isolation & purification*,  pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Triglycerides / blood,  metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antilipemic Agents; 0/Plant Extracts; 0/Saponins; 0/Triglycerides

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