A group of related plant alkaloids that contain the BERBERINE heterocyclic ring structure.
An alkaloid from Hydrastis canadensis L., Berberidaceae. It is also found in many other plants. It is relatively toxic parenterally, but has been used orally for various parasitic and fungal infections and as antidiarrheal.
Organic nitrogenous bases. Many alkaloids of medical importance occur in the animal and vegetable kingdoms, and some have been synthesized. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Alkaloids originally isolated from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae). They include compounds that are structurally related to ergoline (ERGOLINES) and ergotamine (ERGOTAMINES). Many of the ergot alkaloids act as alpha-adrenergic antagonists.
Group of alkaloids containing a benzylpyrrole group (derived from TRYPTOPHAN)
A group of ALKALOIDS, characterized by a nitrogen-containing necine, occurring mainly in plants of the BORAGINACEAE; COMPOSITAE; and LEGUMINOSAE plant families. They can be activated in the liver by hydrolysis of the ester and desaturation of the necine base to reactive electrophilic pyrrolic CYTOTOXINS.
A group of indole-indoline dimers which are ALKALOIDS obtained from the VINCA genus of plants. They inhibit polymerization of TUBULIN into MICROTUBULES thus blocking spindle formation and arresting cells in METAPHASE. They are some of the most useful ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE and other isoquinoline ALKALOIDS.
Alkaloids extracted from various species of Cinchona.
Alkaloids derived from TYRAMINE combined with 3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde via a norbelladine pathway, including GALANTAMINE, lycorine and crinine. They are found in the Amaryllidaceae (LILIACEAE) plant family.
ISOQUINOLINES with a benzyl substituent.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain a number of diterpenoid alkaloids including: aconitans, hypaconitine, ACONITINE, jesaconitine, ignavine, napelline, and mesaconitine. The common name of Wolfbane is similar to the common name for ARNICA.
Dibenzoquinolines derived in plants from (S)-reticuline (BENZYLISOQUINOLINES).
A genus of ascomycetous fungi, family Clavicipitaceae, order Hypocreales, parasitic on various grasses (POACEAE). The sclerotia contain several toxic alkaloids. Claviceps purpurea on rye causes ergotism.
Concentrated pharmaceutical preparations of plants obtained by removing active constituents with a suitable solvent, which is evaporated away, and adjusting the residue to a prescribed standard.
A plant genus of the family Apocynaceae. It is the source of VINCA ALKALOIDS, used in leukemia chemotherapy.
A plant genus of the family RUTACEAE. Members contain BERBERINE, indolopyridoquinazoline and other ALKALOIDS and limonoids.
The deliberate and methodical practice of finding new applications for existing drugs.
A group of compounds with the heterocyclic ring structure of benzo(c)pyridine. The ring structure is characteristic of the group of opium alkaloids such as papaverine. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
Individual's rights to obtain and use information collected or generated by others.
Those support services other than room, board, and medical and nursing services that are provided to hospital patients in the course of care. They include such services as laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, and physical therapy services.
The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
"The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.
The evaluation by experts of the quality and pertinence of research or research proposals of other experts in the same field. Peer review is used by editors in deciding which submissions warrant publication, by granting agencies to determine which proposals should be funded, and by academic institutions in tenure decisions.
A plant alkaloid with alpha-2-adrenergic blocking activity. Yohimbine has been used as a mydriatic and in the treatment of ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION.
A plant species of the family FABACEAE widely cultivated for ANIMAL FEED.
Amino acids that are not synthesized by the human body in amounts sufficient to carry out physiological functions. They are obtained from dietary foodstuffs.
Organic substances that are required in small amounts for maintenance and growth, but which cannot be manufactured by the human body.
The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons consisting of a polyisoprene backbone.
A carotenoid that is a precursor of VITAMIN A. It is administered to reduce the severity of photosensitivity reactions in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (PORPHYRIA, ERYTHROPOIETIC). (From Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Engewood, CO, 1995.)
Porphyrin derivatives containing magnesium that act to convert light energy in photosynthetic organisms.
A non-metal element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element that takes part in a broad variety of biochemical reactions.
The buttercup plant family of the order Ranunculales, subclass Magnoliidae, class Magnoliopsida. The leaves are usually alternate and stalkless. The flowers usually have two to five free sepals and may be radially symmetrical or irregular.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Dried rhizome and roots of Piper methysticum, a shrub native to Oceania and known for its anti-anxiety and sedative properties. Heavy usage results in some adverse effects. It contains ALKALOIDS; LACTONES; kawain, methysticin, mucilage, STARCH, and yangonin. Kava is also the name of the pungent beverage prepared from the plant's roots.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE that contains protoanemonin, anemonin, and ranunculin.
The effect of herbs, other PLANTS, or PLANT EXTRACTS on the activity, metabolism, or toxicity of drugs.
An involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Spasms may involve SKELETAL MUSCLE or SMOOTH MUSCLE.

Characteristics of tetrahydroprotoberberines on dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in calf striatum. (1/114)

AIM: To study the characteristics of tetrahydroprotoberberines (THPB) on dopamine D1 and D2 receptors and elucidate their structure-activity relationship. METHODS: Radioligand assay in vitro with a two-site model program analysis. RESULTS: Four THPB with two hydorxyl groups on C2 and C9 or C2 and C10 exhibited RH and RL two binding sites to D1 receptors and guanosine triphosphate regulated the RH binding site of SPD and THPB-132A in competition assay, while eleven THPB including nonhydroxy-THPB, monohydroxy-THPB, and THPB with two hydroxyl groups attaching to C3 and C10 showed one binding site to D1 receptors under the same conditions. However, the tested eleven THPB all manifested one binding site to D2 receptors in competition assay, and the 2-hydroxy-THPB had the most potent affinity for D2 receptors. CONCLUSION: Dihydroxy-THPB with two hydroxyl groups attaching to C2 and C9 or C2 and C10 possess the intrinsic activity of agonist to D1 receptors, while the other THPB do not. The tested eleven THPB all are the antagonists of D2 receptors.  (+info)

Effects of tetrahydroprotoberberines on dopamine D2 receptors in ventral tegmental area of rat. (2/114)

AIM: To compare the actions of tetrahydroprotoberberines (THPB) on dopamine (DA) D2 receptors in the ventral tegmental area (VTA) of rat. METHODS: Extracellular single unit recording technique was used in i.v. gallamine-paralyzed rats. RESULTS: Eleven THPB analogs tested completely attenuated the apomorphine (Apo, 20 micrograms.kg-1)-induced inhibition on VTA DA cell firing activity. The OH group on C2 at THPB was linked with the reversal of Apo-induced inhibition. Their reversal potencies (ED50, microgram.kg-1) for D2 receptors were: THPB-143 (5.6) > SPD (8.5) > Iso (17.0) > THP (33) > THB (48) > THPB-18 (66) > THPB-1 (179) > THPB-19 (408) > THPB-126 (510) > THPB-104 (1019) > THPB-10 (4815). CONCLUSION: Among these 11 THPB, the 2-hydroxyl-THPB (THPB-143) showed the strongest antagonistic action on D2 receptors.  (+info)

Relationship between electroacupuncture analgesia and dopamine receptors in nucleus accumbens. (3/114)

AIM: To study the roles of dopamine (DA) D1 and D2 receptors in nucleus accumbens in electroacupuncture analgesia (EAA) and the potentiation of EAA of rats induced by l-tetrahydropalmatine (l-THP), a dopamine receptor antagonist. METHODS: SK&F-38393 and quinpirole hydrochloride (Qui), highly selective agonists of D1 and D2 receptors, respectively were injected into nucleus accumbens of rats. RESULTS: SK&F-38393 (5 and 10 micrograms) attenuated the potentiation of EAA induced by l-THP, 10 micrograms SKF38393 attenuated EAA as well, while Qui (10 and 20 micrograms) had no effect on EAA and the potentiation of EAA induced by l-THP. CONCLUSION: D1 but not D2 receptor in nucleus accumbens play an important role in EAA and the potentiation of EAA induced by l-THP.  (+info)

Differential inhibitory effects of protoberberines on sterol and chitin biosyntheses in Candida albicans. (4/114)

The anti-Candida potentials of 12 Korean medicinal plants were explored: methanol extracts from Coptis rhizoma and Phellodendron amurense caused significant inhibition of growth of Candida albicans, Candida glabrata, Candida krusei and Candida parapsilosis. The predominant active components of the extracts were the protoberberines berberine and palmatine; the most potent inhibition of growth was exhibited by berberine on C. krusei (MIC <4 mg/L) and palmatine on C. parapsilosis (MIC 16 mg/L). Both berberine and palmatine inhibited the in-vivo rate of incorporation of L-[methyl-14C]methionine into C-24 of ergosterol in C. albicans (50% inhibition concentration (IC50 values), 25 microM and 300 microM, respectively); this result suggests that sterol 24-methyl transferase (24-SMT) is one of the cellular targets for the antifungal activity of the protoberberines. In-vitro 24-SMT activity in microsomes from the yeast growth form of C. albicans was inhibited by both berberine (inhibition constant (Ki) 232 microM) and palmatine (Ki 257 microM) in a non-competitive manner; inhibition of 24-SMT was more marked for the mycelial form than for the yeast growth form of this organism. Palmatine inhibited chitin synthase from both the yeast and mycelial growth phases of C. albicans in a non-competitive manner (Ki 780 microM). The effects of protoberberines, extracted from established medicinal plants, on both sterol and cell wall biosyntheses in pathogenic fungi indicate that the potential of these compounds, or their semi-synthetic derivatives, as a novel class of antifungal agents should be investigated more fully.  (+info)

Effect of tetrahydropalmatine analogs on Fos expression induced by formalin-pain. (5/114)

AIM: To study the effect of tetrahydropalmatine (THP) analogs on Fos protein expression induced by formalin-pain and elucidate analgesic mechanism of THP analogs. METHODS: The pain response to Sprague Dawley rats was induced with formalin injected s.c. into the plantar surface of the right hindpaw. Fos protein expression in brain and spinal cord was investigated with immunohistochemistry. The numbers of Fos-like immunoreactive (FLI) neurons were counted with Leica Q570 image analyzer. RESULTS: In the groups of THP analogs and D2 antagonist spiperone, FLI neurons induced by intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of THP analogs and spiperone were mainly located in the striatum and accumbens nucleus, and a few FLI neurons were also in sensorimotor cortex. In the D1 antagonist, D1 agonist, D2 agonist, saline and vehicle groups, FLI neurons were seldom seen in the striatum and accumbens nucleus. Moreover, the Fos protein expression induced by l-THP and spiperone could be prevented by the pre-treatment of the D2 agonist quinpirole but not D1 agonist SKF38393. In the formalin-pain group, FLI neurons were mainly distributed in ascending pain afferent system (APAS) and descending pain modulation system (DPMS). Following i.p. THP analogs, however, the numbers of FLI neurons induced by formalin-pain in the APAS, such as dorsal horn (mainly laminae I, II, IV-VI) were markedly decreased, while the numbers of FLI neurons in the DPMS, such as periaqueductal gray (PAG) and reticular paragigantocellular lateral nucleus (RPLN) were significantly increased. CONCLUSION: THP analogs enhanced the activity of brainstem DPMS by the blockade of D2 receptors in the striatum and accumbens nucleus, and sequentially inhibited the inputs of peripheral pain afferent message in spinal cord level.  (+info)

Effect of protopine on cytosolic Ca2+ in rabbit platelets. (6/114)

AIM: To study the influence of protopine (Pro) on the cytoplasmic free Ca2+ concentration ([Ca2+]i) in rabbit platelets. METHODS: Measurement of [Ca2+]i of platelets in vitro by Fura 2-AM fluorescence technique. RESULTS: In the presence of CaCl2 1 mmol.L-1, Pro 10, 20, and 40 mumol.L-1 attenuated the rise in [Ca2+]i evoked by ADP from (420 +/- 57) to (320 +/- 26), (264 +/- 21), and (180 +/- 14) nmol.L-1, respectively, by arachidonic acid (AA) from (280 +/- 36) to (210 +/- 17), (184 +/- 21), and (143 +/- 16) nmol.L-1, respectively, and by platelet-activating factor (PAF) from (350 +/- 42) to (282 +/- 31), (223 +/- 30), and (165 +/- 15) nmol.L-1, respectively. In the presence of egtazic acid 1 mmol.L-1, Pro 10, 20, and 40 mumol.L-1 reduced the Ca2+ release induced by ADP, AA, and PAF, respectively. Pro 10, 20, and 40 mumol.L-1 also decreased ADP-, AA-, and PAF-induced Ca2+ influx. CONCLUSION: Pro inhibited not only Ca2+ release but also the influx of Ca2+.  (+info)

Supraspinal D2 receptor involved in antinociception induced by l-tetrahydropalmatine. (7/114)

AIM: To study the role of dopamine (DA) receptors in l-tetrahydropalmatine (l-THP)-induced antinociception. METHODS: The intraperitoneal (i.p.) and intrathecal (ith) injections were used to give the drugs. The tail-flick test was used to assess the nociceptive threshold of rats. RESULTS: By i.p. injection, l-THP (10, 20, 40 mg.kg-1) as well as D2 receptor antagonist spiperone (1, 2, 3 mg.kg-1) produced dose-dependent antinociceptive effects on the nociception of rats, while D2 receptor agonist quinpirole, D1 receptor agonist SKF38393, and D1 receptor antagonist Sch-23390 showed no antinociception. Moreover, l-THP- or spiperone-induced antinociception was markedly attenuated by quinpirole (2, 3 mg.kg-1) but not SKF38393 or naloxone. On the other hand, ith quinpirole (20, 30, 40 micrograms.kg-1) also induced a dose-dependent antinociception, while ith l-THP, spiperone, SKF38393, and Sch-23390 did not exhibit any antinociception. Furthermore, ith spiperone (20, 30, 40 micrograms.kg-1) but not Sch-23390 dose-dependently antagonised the antinociception induced by quinpirole. l-THP (ith, 100, 200, 300 micrograms.kg-1) also dramatically attenuated the quinpirole-induced antinociception with a dose-dependent relationship. CONCLUSION: Activating the spinal D2 receptor or blocking the supraspinal D2 receptor produces antinociception. D1 receptor might be not directly involved in the antinociception. l-THP (as a D2 antagonist) as well as spiperone produces antinociception via blocking the supraspinal D2 receptor.  (+info)

Electrophysiological effects of protopine in cardiac myocytes: inhibition of multiple cation channel currents. (8/114)

Protopine (Pro) from Corydalis tubers has been shown to have multiple actions on cardiovascular system, including anti-arrhythmic, anti-hypertensive and negative inotropic effects. Although it was thought that Pro exerts its actions through blocking Ca(2+) currents, the electrophysiological profile of Pro is unclear. The aim of this study is to elucidate the ionic mechanisms of Pro effects in the heart. In single isolated ventricular myocytes from guinea-pig, extracellular application of Pro markedly and reversibly abbreviates action potential duration, and decreases the rate of upstroke (dV/dt)(max), amplitude and overshoot of action potential in a dose-dependent manner. Additionally, it produces a slight, but significant hyperpolarization of the resting membrane potential. Pro at 25, 50 and 100 microM reduces L-type Ca(2+) current (I(Ca,L)) amplitude to 89.1, 61.9 and 45.8% of control, respectively, and significantly slows the decay kinetics of I(Ca,L) at higher concentration. The steady state inactivation of I(Ca,L) is shifted negatively by 5.9 - 7.0 mV (at 50 - 100 microM Pro), whereas the voltage-dependent activation of I(Ca,L) remains unchanged. In contrast, Pro at 100 microM has no evident effects on T-type Ca(2+) current (I(Ca,T)). In the presence of Pro, both the inward rectifier (I(K1)) and delayed rectifier (I(K)) potassium currents are variably inhibited, depending on Pro concentrations. Sodium current (I(Na)), recorded in low [Na(+)](o) (40 mM) solution, is more potently suppressed by Pro. At 25 microM, Pro significantly attenuated I(Na) at most of the test voltages (-60 approximately +40 mV, with a 53% reduction at -30 mV. Thus, Pro is not a selective Ca(2+) channel antagonist. Rather, it acts as a promiscuous inhibitor of cation channel currents including I(Ca,L), I(K), I(K1) as well as I(Na). These findings may provide some mechanistic explanations for the therapeutic actions of Pro in the heart.  (+info)

Six protoberberine alkaloids were isolated from the chloroform layer of the rhizome ofCoptis japonica Makino (Ranunculaceae). The structures of the isolate
Palmatine Is a Plasmid-Mediated Quinolone Resistance (PMQR) Inhibitor That Restores the Activity of Ciprofloxacin Against QnrS and AAC(6ʹ)-Ib-cr-Producing Escherichia coli Peng Wang,1 Longfei Hu,1 Zhihui Hao2 1Agricultural Bio-Pharmaceutical Laboratory, Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao 266109, Peoples Republic of China; 2National Centre for Veterinary Drug Safety Evaluation, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100089, Peoples Republic of ChinaCorrespondence: Zhihui HaoNational Centre for Veterinary Drug Safety Evaluation, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100089, Peoples Republic of ChinaEmail [email protected]: The emergence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance (PMQR) is a global challenge in the treatment of clinical disease in both humans and animals and is exacerbated by the presence of different PMQR genes existing in the same bacterial strain. Here, we discovered that a natural isoquinoline alkaloid
One-step purification of palmatine and its derivative dl-tetrahydropalmatine from Enantia chlorantha using high-performance displacement chromatography
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A large number of analytes, including non-fluorescent ones, can be sensitively detected by fluorescence scanning densitometry using silica gel HPTLC plates impregnated with a solution of coralyne cation. This is carried out by the variation, increase or decrease, that the corresponding analyte induces on native coralyne emission at a given excitation wavelength. A similar phenomenon was previously described for berberine cation, and Reichardts dye probes. However, the sensitivity of coralyne in HPTLC detection of non-fluorescent, structurally different analytes (e.g., long-chain alkanes, alcohols, alkylbromides, neutral lipids) is superior to that of the above-mentioned probes. In this work, the analytical viability of this phenomenon for HPTLC detection using coralyne as a probe is explored, and fluorescent responses of a number of analytes on the coralyne system are rationalized in the light of a previously proposed model. This establishes that the resulting intensity for a probe in the ...
Schizophrenia is a serious psychiatric disorder that affects 1% of the population. Current theories implicate NMDA receptor hypofunction as a contributor to the symptomology and pathological alterations in schizophrenia. Cognitive impairments are increasingly recognized as not only fundamental to schizophrenia, but the strongest predictor of patient functional outcomes. Current antipsychotics do not improve the cognitive symptoms of the disorder; however, recent efforts have resulted in the identification of novel drug targets. One target is metabotropic glutamate receptors as they interact with and modulate NMDA receptors. Another approach focuses on dopamine, the neurotransmitter system targeted by traditional antipsychotics. Tetrahydroprotoberberines, such as D- and L-govadine, are synthetic compounds derived from traditional medicine that have demonstrated efficacy in treating schizophrenic symptoms. The present study assessed the effects of CDPPB (a metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 ...
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1. Kawałko MJ. Historie ziołowe. KAW. Lublin 1986. 2. Yilmaz BS, Ozbek H, Citiglu GS i wsp. Analgesic and hepatoprotective effects of Chelidonium majus L. Ankara. J Fac Pharm 2007; 36:9-20. 3. Biswas SJ, Bhattacharjee N, Khuda-Bukhsh AR. Efficacy of a plant extract (Chelidonium majus L.) in combating induced hepatocarcinogenesis in mice. Food ChemToxicol 2008; 46:1474-87. 4. Haberlein H, Tschiersch KP, Boonen G i wsp. Chelidonium majus L.: Components with in vitro affinity for the GABAA receptor. Positive cooperation of alkaloids. Planta Med 1996; 62:227-31. 5. Hiller KO, Ghorbani M, Schilcher H. Antispasmodic and relaxant activity of chelidonine, protopine, coptisine, and Chelidonium majus extracts on isolated guinea-pig ileum. Planta Med 1998; 64:758-60. 6. Gilca M, Gaman L, Panait E i wsp. Chelidonium majus - an integrative review: traditional knowledge versus modern findings. Forsch Komplementmed 2010; 17:241-8. 7. www.urpl.gov.pl. 8. Barton D, Nakanishi K, Meth-Cohn O. Comprehensive ...
Herb Extracts: Corydalis Yanhusuo Extract. Ingredient: 80% Tetrahydropalmatine HPLC. Botanical Source: Corydalis Yanhusuo. Powder. Supplier: HerbalExt. Price competitive.
Drugs Exp Clin Res. 1998;24(5-6):305-8.. Six-week treatment with Ukrain in rabbits. Part III: Serum levels of thyroid hormones.. Jagiello-Wójtowicz E, Kleinrok Z, Feldo M, Chodkowska A, Szklarczyk V, Urbanska EM.. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical University School, Lublin, Poland.. The influence of 6-week treatment with Ukrain at doses of 0.3, 1.5 and 3.0 mg/kg i.v. on serum levels of thyroid hormones, i.e., thyroxine and triiodothyronine, was studied in rabbits of both sexes. Ukrain affected the serum levels of both hormones in males. An increase in the thyroxine level was found after Ukrain used at a dose of 1.5 and 3.0 mg/kg i.v., whereas increased triiodothyronine was noted when Ukrain was given at all studied doses. In females the thyroxine level was not altered by Ukrain administration, whereas the triiodothyronine concentration was increased following Ukrain at 0.3, 1.5 and 3.0 mg/kg i.v. it is probable the altered thyroid hormone levels as a result of Ukrain ...
Todays post from sciencedaily.com (see link below) comes once again from the world of nature and shows again how much undiscovered knowledge there is yet to be found regarding plants and animals and their pain-killing properties. Weve had, scorpions, spiders and snakes plus various fish, whose toxins have all been found to be powerful painkillers via their influence on the brain and now we have Corydalis yanhusuo, which is a species of genus Corydalis and a pretty common or garden herbal plant. However, research has indicated that the alkaloid dehydrocorybulbine, extracted from the roots of the plant, can be helpful in reducing neuropathic pain. Another plus is that there seem to be no side effects at all and if its being compared to morphine, thats a pretty big plus! Slightly worrying is the fact that this is not news. The plant has been highlighted before as a possible nerve pain relief (also on this blog) but there seems to be little progress on producing it commercially. Hopefully, this ...
Goldenseal has been used for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments including gastrointestinal disturbances, urinary tract disorders, and inflammation. The five major alkaloid constituents in goldenseal are Berberine, palmatine, hydrastine, hydrastinine, and canadine. When goldenseal was evaluated by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the standard 2-year bioassay, goldenseal induced an increase in liver tumors in rats and mice; however, the mechanism of goldenseal-associated liver carcinogenicity remains unknown. In this study, the toxicity of the five goldenseal alkaloid constituents was characterized, and their toxic potencies were compared. As measured by the Comet assay and the expression of γ-H2A.X, Berberine, followed by palmatine, appeared to be the most potent DNA damage inducer in human hepatoma HepG2 cells. Berberine and Palmatine suppressed the activities of both topoisomerase (Topo) I and II. In Berberine-treated cells, DNA damage was shown to be directly associated with ...
Goldenseal has been used for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments including gastrointestinal disturbances, urinary tract disorders, and inflammation. The five major alkaloid constituents in goldenseal are Berberine, palmatine, hydrastine, hydrastinine, and canadine. When goldenseal was evaluated by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the standard 2-year bioassay, goldenseal induced an increase in liver tumors in rats and mice; however, the mechanism of goldenseal-associated liver carcinogenicity remains unknown. In this study, the toxicity of the five goldenseal alkaloid constituents was characterized, and their toxic potencies were compared. As measured by the Comet assay and the expression of γ-H2A.X, Berberine, followed by palmatine, appeared to be the most potent DNA damage inducer in human hepatoma HepG2 cells. Berberine and Palmatine suppressed the activities of both topoisomerase (Topo) I and II. In Berberine-treated cells, DNA damage was shown to be directly associated with ...
Formalin-induced pain models were used in rats to evaluate the antinociceptive effect of the total alkaloids of Corydalis yanhusuo (TAC). The results indicated that formalin-evoked spontaneous nociceptive responses (licking behavior) could be inhibited significantly by giving (intragingival) TAC at a single dose of 150 mg/kg. Subsequently, an online comprehensive two-dimensional biochromatography method with a silica-bonded human serum albumin (HSA) column in the first dimension and a monolithic ODS column in the second was developed. The absorbed bioactive components were screened by comparing and contrasting the components detected in the plasma and striatum with those in TAC. More than 100 compounds were separated and detected in the TAC, among which 13 compounds were identified. About 40 compounds (seven compounds identified) were absorbed into the plasma with appropriate concentrations and about 20 compounds (four compounds identified) passed through the blood-brain barrier into the ...
Corydalis yanhusuo is a PERENNIAL. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.
The induction of apoptosis by Ukrain was studied in Chinese hamster ovary cells. Ukrain was found to be capable of the in vitro induction of apoptosis in the cell lines studied. The effect was less expressed in cells with multiple drug resistance. Ukrain enhanced the effects of etoposide, i.e., the combined effect of both agents was evident at significantly reduced concentrations. This suggests that pharmacological compositions of the drugs may reduce the effective doses used in chemotherapy and thus significantly diminish its toxic side effects.. Exposure of a prostate cancer cells culture to Ukrain resulted in cell growth inhibition which is concomitant with apoptosis. After 24 h treatment with 3.5 microM of Ukrain as many as 73% cells were found in a state of beginning apoptosis. The rate of apoptotic cells rose steadily with increased drug concentration in a dose-dependent manner and reached 20% at a dosage of 17.5 microM.. A method for determination of Ukrain in blood plasma ...
2Ukranian Anticancer Institute, Laimgrubengasse 19/7. A-1060 Vienna, Austria. Abstract - Ukrain is a semisynthetic compound consisting of alkaloids from Chelidonium majus L. conjugated to thiophosphoric acid. with immunomodulatory and therapeutic properties in cancer patients. The present m vitro studies demonstrate that Ukrain is an effective biological response modifier in that it augmented, by up to 48-fold. the lytic activity of spleen lymphocytes obtained from alloimmunized mice. The lytic activities of IL-2-treated spleen cells and peritoneal exudate lymphocytes were also increased significantly by the addition of Ukrain to the CML assay medium. The highest Ukrain-induced enhancement of spleen lymphocyte lytic activity in vitro was found to occur at 18 days after alloimmunization, was dose dependent and specific for the immunizing P815 tumor cells. Since Ukrain was present only during the CML assays, its mode of action is thought to be via direct activation of the effector cells lytic ...
New address: I.V. Voltchek. M.D., Ph.D., Russian Medical Co. 1 Gagarina Pr., 196105 St. Petersburg, Russia. Tel. +7.812.5425706. Fax: +7.812.5425706.. This paper was presented at the 9th Mediterranean Congress of Chemotherapy, Milan, Italy, June 1994.. Summary. We evaluated the cytostatic effect of the antihypoxic drug Oliphen (Polyoxiarilene) in comparison with the well known cytostatic and immunomodulating agent Ukrain (a semisynthetic compound derived from Chelidonium majus L. alkaloids). We used tumor cell lines M-HeLa and Hep-2/0-6-5, normal cell cultures from human embryo kidney and lung fibroblasts. The cytodestructive effect of Ukrain on both tumor cell lines was more significant at all tested concentrations. Oliphen was cytotoxic only against Hep-2 but not the HeLa cell line. The proliferative activity of both normal cell cultures decreased in the presence of Oliphen and Ukrain concentrations of 0.1 and 0.015% and was stable at 0.0015 and 0.00015%.. Key words: Ukrain, Oliphen, ...
Leishmaniasis is one of the Worlds most problematic diseases in developing countries. Traditional medicines to treat leishmaniasis have serious side effects, as well as significant parasite resistance problems. In this work, two alkaloids 1 and 2 were obtained from Corydalis govaniana Wall and seven alkaloids 3-9, were obtained from Erythrina verna. The structures of the compounds were confirmed by mass spectrometry and 1D- and 2D-NMR spectroscopy. The leishmanicidal activity of compounds 1-9 against Leishmania amazonensis was tested on promastigote forms and cytotoxicity against J774 (macrophage cell line) was assessed in vitro. Compound 1 showed potent activity (IC50 = 0.18 µg/mL), compared with the standard amphotericin B (IC50 = 0.20 µg/mL). The spirocyclic erythrina-alkaloids showed lower leishmanicidal activity than dibenzoquinolizine type alkaloids.
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of different Ukrain doses in the combined treatment of 75 patients with breast cancer. The patients were divided into three groups: groups I and II (25 patients each) were treated with 50 mg and 100 mg of Ukrain, respectively, before surgery; group III (25 patients) served as control (without Ukrain treatment). Clinical observations, biochemical, hormonal and immunologic indices indicated that both doses of Ukrain had a similar beneficial effect on patient outcome and may be indicated in the presurgical treatment of patients with breast cancer ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of novel, substituted 5,6-dihydrodibenzo[a,g]quinolizinium P2X7 antagonists. AU - Lee, Ga Eun. AU - Lee, Ho Sung. AU - Lee, So Deok. AU - Kim, Jung Ho. AU - Kim, Won Ki. AU - Kim, Yong Chul. N1 - Funding Information: This study was supported by a grant of the National R&D Program for Cancer Control, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Republic of Korea (0720430) and by a research grant from the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (R01-2006-000-10880-0). PY - 2009/2/1. Y1 - 2009/2/1. N2 - Iminium quaternary protoberberine alkaloids (QPA) have been found to be novel P2X7 antagonists. To assess their structure-activity relationships, these compounds were modified at their R1 and R2 groups and assayed for their ability to inhibit the 2′(3′)-O-(4-benzoylbenzoyl)-ATP (BzATP)-induced uptake of fluorescent ethidium by HEK-293 cells stably expressing the human P2X7 receptor, and their ability to inhibit BzATP-induced IL-1β release by ...
Part Used: Aerial parts.. Constituents: Isoquinoline alkaloids, including bulbocapnine, canadine, coptisine, corydaline, dicentrine, cryptopine, fumaricine, fumariline, fumaritine, N-methylhydrastine, protopine, sanguinarine, sinactine.. Actions: Diuretic, laxative, alterative, hepatic.. Indications: Fumitory has a long history of use in the treatment of skin problems such as eczema and acne. Its action is probably due to a general cleansing mediated via the kidneys and liver. Fumitory may also be used as an eyewash to ease conjunctivitis.. Kings dispensatory gives the following medical uses: It is a weak tonic, very much used in cutaneous diseases, in jaundice, obstructions of the abdominal viscera, scurvy, and in cases of debility of the digestive organs. It is also slightly diaphoretic and aperient. Dose of the infusion, a wine glassful every 2 or 3 hours; of the expressed juice, half a wine glassful, 2 or 3 times a day. Two ounces of the tops and flowers infused in 3 pints of Madeira wine, ...
This study began from DA-9701, an herb-based gastroprokinetic agent formulated with Pharbitis semen and Corydalis tuber (Lee et al., 2008). A phase III clinical trial of DA-9701 for FD has been completed recently, and we are anticipating DA-9701 as a novel natural medicine for treatment of FD in South Korea. In this study, we provided several pieces of evidence to show that THB, an isoquinoline alkaloid isolated from Corydalis tuber, is one of the active component(s) responsible for gastroprokinetic and fundic relaxing activity. THB has been known as an antidopaminergic agent; however, for the first time, we recognized THB as an agonist for the 5-HT1A receptor and explored the possibility of its possible use for the treatment of FD. We demonstrated that THB stimulates gastric emptying and gastrointestinal contractility as well as enhances gastric accommodation in conscious animals, which might be mediated by dopamine D2 and/or serotonin 5-HT1A receptors. These findings suggested that THB may ...
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In this study, the antimetastatic effect of Chelidonium majus ethanol extract on hepatocellular carcinoma in vitro was investigated. The viability of SK-Hep1 and normal liver cells..
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The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of chelidonine on mitotic slippage and apoptotic-like death in SGC-7901 human gastric cancer cells. The MTT assay was performed to detect the antiproliferative effect of chelidonine. Following treatment with chelidonine (10 µmol/l), the ultrastructure changes in SGC-7901, MCF-7 and HepG2 cells were observed by transmission electron microscopy. The effects of chelidonine on G2/M phase arrest and apoptosis of SGC-7901 cells were determined by flow cytometry. Indirect immunofluorescence assay and laser scanning confocal microscopy (LSCM) were used to detect the phosphorylation level of histone H3 (Ser10) and microtubule formation was detected using LSCM following immunofluorescent labeling. Subsequent to treatment with chelidonine (10 µmol/l), expression levels of mitotic slippage-associated proteins, including BUB1 mitotic checkpoint serine/threonine kinase B (BubR1), cyclin-dependent kinase 1 (Cdk1) and cyclin B1, and ...
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Scoulers corydalis is a tall perennial herb with thick rhizomes. Stems are hollow, simple or somewhat branched above and 40-120 cm tall. The blue-green, glaucous (white to blue waxy powder) leaves are usually three in number, from near or above the middle of the stem. The lower one is often 20-30 cm long. The terminal inflorescence, appearing in May and June, is usually a compound raceme (an elongated inflorescence with youngest flowers at the tip) of 15-20, spurred, rosy-pink flowers.
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This stunning Corydalis is one of the earliest to bloom, with purplish blue flowers and purplish leaves that have a red tinge. It needs sharp drainage and does best in a partly shaded site with humus-rich soil. Long blooming and compact. Very unusual! Soft, purple-blue flowers appear between May and July.. ...
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Berberine is a bioactive isoquinoline alkaloid derived from many plants. Although berberine has been shown to inhibit growth and induce apoptosis of several tumor cell lines, its poor absorption and moderate activity hamper its full therapeutic potential. Here, we describe the synthesis of a series of 9-O-substituted berberine derivatives with improved antiproliferative and apoptosis-inducing activities. An analysis of novel berberine derivatives by EPR spectroscopy confirmed their similar photosensitivity and analogous behavior upon UVA irradiation as berberine, supporting their potential to generate ROS. Improved antitumor activity of novel berberine derivatives was revealed by MTT assay, by flow cytometry and by detection of apoptotic DNA fragmentation and caspase-3 activation, respectively. We showed that novel berberine derivatives are potent inhibitors of growth of HeLa and HL-60 tumor cell lines with IC50 values ranging from 0.7 to 16.7 µM for HL-60 cells and 36 to >200 µM for HeLa ...
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Figure 1. Aporphine and tetrahydroprotoberberine alkaloids isolated from the leaves of Guatteria friesiana (Annonaceae).. Experimental. General. UV spectra were obtained in CH3OH on an Agilent HP 8453 UV-Vis spectrophotometer. IR spectra were acquired in KBr pellets on a BIORAD FTS-3500 GX spectrophotometer. Optical rotations were measured in CHCl3 or MeOH solutions at room temperature on a Rudolph Research Autopol III automatic polarimeter. Circular dichroism analyses were measured in MeOH on a JASCO J-720 spectropolarimeter. 1D and 2D NMR experiments were acquired in CDCl3, CDCl3 + drops of CD3OD, or CD3OD at 293 K on a Bruker AVANCE 400 NMR spectrometer operating at 9.4 T, observing 1H and 13C at 400 and 100 MHz, respectively. The spectrometer was equipped with a 5 mm multinuclear direct detection probe with z-gradient. One-bond (HSQC) and long-range (HMBC) 1H-13C NMR correlation experiments were optimized for average coupling constants 1J(C,H) and LRJ(C,H) of 140 and 8 Hz, respectively. All ...
Berberine and the methylenedioxy ring-opening derivatives palmatine and jatrorrhizine are active ingredients in immunomodulatory plants, such as goldenseal. This study aimed to illustrate the effects of protoberberines on aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) activation and cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1 in the estrogen receptor (ER)α(+) MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Among protoberberines at non-cytotoxic concentrations (≤10 μM), berberine had the most potent and statistically significant effects on AhR activation and CYP1A1/1A2/1B1 mRNA induction. The 24-h exposure to 10 μM berberine did not change CYP1A1 mRNA stability, protein level and function. Berberine significantly increased micro RNA (miR)-21-3p by 36% and the transfection of an inhibitor of miR-21-3p restored the induction of CYP1A1 protein with a 50% increase. These findings demonstrate that the ring opening of the methylenedioxyl moiety in berberine decreased AhR activation in MCF-7 cells. While CYP1A1 mRNA was elevated, berberine-induced miR-21-3p
The effects of chelidonine on tubulin polymerisation, cell cycle progression and selected signal transmission pathways.. Panzer A, Joubert AM, Bianchi PC, Hamel E, Seegers JC.. Department of Physiology, University of Pretoria, South Africa.. Chelidonine is a tertiary benzophenanthridine alkaloid known to cause mitotic arrest and to interact weakly with tubulin. Our interest in chelidonine began when we found it to be a major contaminant of Ukrain, which is a compound reported to be selectively toxic to malignant cells. The effects of chelidonine in two normal (monkey kidney and Hs27), two transformed (Vero and Graham 293) and two malignant (WHCO5 and HeLa) cell lines, were examined. Chelidonine proved to be a weak inhibitor of cell growth, but no evidence for selective cytotoxicity was found in this study. It was confirmed that chelidonine inhibits tubulin polymerisation (IC50 = 24 microM), explaining its ability to disrupt microtubular structure in cells. A G2/M arrest results, which is ...
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The chemical structures of isolated compounds were established on the basis of spectroscopical data as Infra-red (IR), 1D (1H, 13C, DEPT 135) and 2D-NMR experiments; Heteronuclear Multiple-Quantum Correlation (HMQC), correlation spectroscopy (COSY) and Heteronuclear Multiple Bond Correlation (HMBC) plus Mass Spectroscopy (MS) data. The 13C NMR data were assigned with the help of HMQC and DEPT 135 experiments while, the connectivitys of the molecular fragments were established by HMBC, COSY and NOESY. The analysis of the spectra and structure elucidation was also facilitated by comparison of observed and published 1H and 13C NMR data for the compounds.. Lysicamine (1): yellow needles (10.21 mg), m.p. 209-211°C, 1H NMR (CDCl3, 600 MHz) δ 7.57 (1H, s, H-3), 8.07 (1H, d, J = 5.2 Hz, H-4), 8.77 (1H, d, J = 5.2 Hz, H-5), 8.48 (1H, dd, J = 9.0, 1.8 Hz, H-8), 7.63 (1H, t, J = 9.0, 1.2 Hz, H-9), 7.86 (1H, t, J = 9.0, 1.4 Hz, H-10), 9.26 (1H, dd, J = 9.0, 1.2 Hz, H-11), 4.13 (3H, s, 1-OCH3), 4.06 (3H, ...
Coptis, a traditional medicinal plant, has been used widely in the field of traditional Chinese medicine for many years. that may be associated with the prevention of malignant tumors is usually described. Thus, this review provides a theoretical basis for the biological functions of berberine and its further use in the clinical treatment of malignancy. Franch., C.Y.Cheng, and P.K.Hsiao, or Wall (Wang et al., 2015b). It has been reported that Coptis exerts antibacterial, immune-enhancing, anti-ulcer, hypoglycemic, detoxifying, antitumor, and other pharmacological effects (Imenshahidi and Hosseinzadeh, 2016). Coptis is mainly utilized for the adjuvant treatment of depressive disorder, coronary heart disease, diabetes, liver cancer, and other malignant tumors. There are several active ingredients of Coptis chinensis, such as berberine (BBR), palmatine, coptisine, jatrorrhizine, worenine, columbamine, cedarone, obakunone, obakulactone, magnoflorine, and ferulic acid; berberine is the main bioactive ...
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Scoulers corydalis is a herbaceous perennial and a member of the fumatory family, Fumariaceae, that also includes bleeding heart and Dutchmans breeches. It is native to western North America where it forms colonies in moist woodlands, and along shaded streambanks and shaded moist roadsides. Plants grow 20-50″ tall and have hallow stems usually bearing three large bluish leaves that are finely divided into oblong leaflets. In late spring, 15-35 pink, rose, or bicolored flowers appear in a long narrow spike. Each flower is about 1′ long and has long somewhat curved spurs that point upward and outward. A good choice for a woodland or shade garden. The genus name, Corydalis, is the Greek word for lark and refers to the resemblance of the plants spurs to the spurs of the lark. The specific epithet, scouleri, honors John Scouler, a 19th century Scotch professor at the Royal Dublin Society.. Type: Herbaceous perennial. Bloom: Pink, rose, or bicolored flowers 1″ long with spurs, in long narrow ...
It has potent medicinal compounds and has been used for centuries for its numerous health benefits.. The root of the plant is most commonly used for medicine, as it contains an active compound called berberine. Berberine is defined as a quaternary ammonium salt from the protoberberine group of benzylisoquinoline alkaloids.. It is a chemical compound that has many medicinal uses and can be consumed via the consumption of Oregon Grape Root herb, or it can be taken as a concentrated extract. Berberine is most commonly taken for diabetes, high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia), and high blood pressure.. Though Berberine is certainly one of the most important compounds in Oregon Grape Root, it is not the only medicinal compound found in this plant. Oregon Grape Root also contains a variety of alkaloids, including berbamine, berberastine, hydrastine, canadine, corypalmine, meconine, xanthopucine, hydrastidine, and oxyacanthine-each of which offer various ...
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PubMed ID: 23982892 Albring KF, Weidemüller J, Mittag S, Weiske J, Friedrich K, Geroni MC, Lombardi P, Huber O. Biofactors 2013. Aberrant activation of the canonical Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway has been reported for numerous tumors of different origins. In most cases, mutations in components of the Wnt signaling pathway or in β-catenin itself were detected which ultimately induce a genetic program that promotes cell proliferation and attenuates apoptosis. Thus, targeting of Wnt/β-catenin signaling is of specific therapeutic interest. Herein, we investigated the plant-derived isoquinoline alkaloid berberine, which has been reported to have anticancer activity, and synthetic 13-arylalkyl derivatives thereof for their effects on Wnt/β-catenin signaling. Berberine did not show major effects on viability of HEK-293 embryonic kidney and HCT116 colon carcinoma cells and was not toxic in concentrations up to 20 µM. Berberine inhibited β-catenin transcriptional activity and attenuated ...
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Over 2,800 studies are available on PubMed about the alkaloid berberine, a constituent of many herbs traditionally used to fight fevers and infections. More than half of these studies have been put up on PubMed in the past five years. This research not only confirms the traditional value of berberine-containing plants for infections, it also shows it has many other potential benefits for human health. Berberine is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and immune-enhancing. It is effective against a wide range of bacteria, protozoa, and fungi. It may also have efficacy in the treatment of insulin resistance, diabetes, arthritis, and cancer. There is evidence it may be helpful in preventing heart disease by lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Berberine may even be helpful for hypertension (high blood pressure), brain health, immune dysfunction, low bone density, and weight control.. We discuss some of this research in this months Herbal Hour, but we also look at herbs that contain this ...
The effects of isoquinoline alkaloid berberine (BER) on spleen tissue CD4(+)CD25(+)Foxp3(+) regulatory T (Treg) cells were evaluated in BALB/c mice. Here, BER was administered daily by intraperitoneal injection at doses of 5 mg/kg and 10 mg/kg for 14 days. Following the exposure, mice spleen cellularities, IL-10 production by splenocytes, and spleen Treg/CD4(+) cell profiles were studied in all the test groups of animals. The results showed that a high dose of BER (10 mg/kg) could decrease both the absolute and relative percentages of spleen Treg cells as well as decrease the production of IL-10 by splenocytes in the treated mice (p,0 ...
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Major immunodeficiencies are uncommon but significant diseases with varied hereditary causes. Our results demonstrate an integral Protopine part for HR in lymphoid advancement and claim that problems could underlie some human being primary immunodeficiencies. Human being immunodeficiencies are complicated multivariate illnesses the underlying hereditary factors behind which remain mainly unfamiliar (9 11 31 32 35 Before decade problems in DNA double-strand break (DSB) restoration have already been implicated in a few lymphodeficiencies such as for Protopine example radiosensitive severe mixed immunodeficiency. To withstand the deleterious ramifications of DSBs cells must effectively react to and restoration the damage and keep maintaining genomic integrity. Many eukaryotes use two predominant DSB restoration pathways: non-homologous end becoming a member of (NHEJ) which catalyzes the religation of cognate damaged DNA ends regardless of series homology; and homologous recombination (HR) which ...
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Best known for its natural antibiotic activity, berberine deals a serious blow to common infectious organisms- organisms like staph, strep, Chlamydia, diphtheria, salmonella, cholera, diplococcus pneumoniae, pseudomonas, gonorrhea, candida, trichomonas, and many others. Berberine is a component (for the technically inclined, a plant alkaloid) of the commonly used herbs goldenseal and Oregon grape, and of several other less well-known botanicals. A 0.2 percent solution of berberine has been found effective against trachoma-in third world countries, a major infectious cause of visual impairment and blindness, as well as many other types of conjunctivitis.. Its less well known that berberine has been found more effective than aspirin in relieving fever in experimental animals, and is able to stimulate some parts of the immune system. Its also a stimulant for bile secretion.. And its not at all well known that research published in well-known, respected, peer-reviewed medical journals ...
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The global berberine market size is expected to grow at a significant CAGR of 9.2% during the forecast period 2021-2027 and estimated to reach at USD 1,380 million by 2027. Growing incidence of type 2 diabetes and obesity among adult population worldwide primarily drives the berberine market growth. Additionally, growing incidence of viral infections throughout the globe has increased the clinical application of berberine in suppressing inflammation. – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on PowerShow.com - id: 923bf6-YjgxM
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Certificatie of analysis: Item Specification Method Result General Analysis Identification Berberine Loss on Drying Identical to R.S. sample 98% ≤5.0% HPLC HPLC Eur.Ph.6.[2.8.17] Conforms 98.32% 3.03% Ash ≤5.0% Eur.Ph.6.0[2.4.16] 3.37%...
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This enzyme participates in alkaloid biosynthesis i. It employs one cofactor, iron. Rueffer M, Zenk MH (1985). "Berberine ... 2 berberine + 2 H2O Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are columbamine and O2, whereas its two products are berberine and ... synthesis, the methylenedioxy group forming enzyme in berberine synthesis". Tetrahedron Lett. 26 (2): 201-202. doi:10.1016/ ... This enzyme is also called berberine synthase. ...
The alkaloid berberine upregulates the expression of HNF4A. This gene also plays a pivotal role in the expression and synthesis ... Wang ZQ, Lu FE, Leng SH, Fang XS, Chen G, Wang ZS, Dong LP, Yan ZQ (Oct 2008). "Facilitating effects of berberine on rat ...
The chemical constituents include isoquinolone alkaloids, especially berberine. A full list of phytochemicals was compiled and ... The safety of using berberine for any condition is not adequately defined by high-quality clinical research. Its potential for ... doi:10.4103/0973-7847.125517 "Berberine: MedlinePlus Supplements". MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, US National ...
It is also believed to help insomnia in Chinese herbology.[citation needed] The roots contain the bitter alkaloid berberine. ...
Gupta S, Singh N, Jaggi AS (March 2014). "Alkaloids as aldose reductase inhibitors, with special reference to berberine". ... AKR1B1 has been found to interact with: ginsenoside 20(S)-Rh2 alkaloid carboxylic acid derivatives spirohydantoins cyclic ...
... is an alkaloid isolated originally from Phellodendron amurense (Rutaceae). Berberine Jatrorrhizine Palmatine ... SHIMAMOTO K, JUJIHARA M, TORII H (March 1962). "[Pharmacological studies on phellodendrine, the quaternary ammonium alkaloid ...
Crude extracts of Nectandra contain alkaloids and lignans, berberine and sipirine. Some authors have postulated that tannins ...
Kulkarni, S. K.; Dhir, Ashish (2010). "Berberine: A plant alkaloid with therapeutic potential for central nervous system ... This and many other related species contain the alkaloid berberine, a chemical being studied for its therapeutic potential. ...
The roots of both species contain berberine, a known anti-tumor alkaloid. The plant is therefore considered poisonous. Native ...
S)-Canadine, berberine, palmatine, and hydrastine are the major alkaloids present in goldenseal. A number of in vitro effects ... S)-Canadine is the immediate metabolic precursor of berberine, which is obtained through the action of the enzyme (S)- ... It is also an intermediate in the complex biosynthesis of noscapine, which is likewise a benzylisoquinoline alkaloid, but of ... S)-Canadine, also known as (S)-tetrahydroberberine and xanthopuccine, is a benzylisoquinoline alkaloid (BIA), of the ...
The fruits are rich in Vitamin C. The bark contains an alkaloid, Berberine. It stimulates the uterus and the intestine. It may ...
Plastoquinone Conjugated with Cationic Plant Alkaloids Berberine and Palmatine". Pharmaceutical Research. 28 (11): 2883-2895. ... The cations with the well-known medical properties - berberine and palmatine were also tested. SkQBerb and SkQPalm - SkQ ...
... contains the isoquinoline alkaloids hydrastine, berberine, berberastine, hydrastinine, tetrahydroberberastine, ... Berberine and hydrastine act as quaternary bases and are poorly soluble in water but freely soluble in alcohol. The herb seems ... Berberine Coptisine List of ineffective cancer treatments Oliver, L. (2016). "Hydrastis canadensis". The IUCN Red List of ... Their research also showed that three to five years of growth will yield the highest concentration of alkaloids in the plant. ...
Berberine, a plant-derived compound having a chemical classification similar to that of sanguinarine. Chelidonine Santos AC, ... Adkilen P (1932). "The Alkaloids of Argemone Mexicana". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 54 (7): 2923-2924. doi: ... reticuline is converted to scoulerine via berberine bridge enzyme (BBE). As such, this is the commitment step in the ...
Several species of Berberis contain alkaloids such as berberine, canadine, columbamine, corypalmine, jatrorrhizine, and ... These alkaloids are all very similar in chemical structure, but they vary in the effects they have on humans. Protoberberine ... Berberine, at high dosages, has been known to cause seizures and inhibit enzymes. Berberis can have adverse side effects such ...
The stem and the roots contain quaternary alkaloids, such as berberine, palmatine, magnoflorine and columbamine. The seeds ... March 1981). "Studies on Indonesian Medicinal Plants V. The Alkaloids of Anamirta cocculus". Journal of Natural Products. 44 (2 ... deliver picrotoxin, a sesquiterpene, while the seed shells contain the tertiary alkaloids menispermine and paramenispermine. ...
chinensis) The rhizomes of Coptis chinensis contain the isoquinoline alkaloids berberine, palmatine, and coptisine among others ... Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases Gibbs, Peter J.; Seddon, Kenneth R. (1998). Berberine and Huangbo: Ancient ... Because of the strong coloring quality of berberine, it has been traditionally used as a dye, especially for wool and other ...
The condensation of 4-hydroxyphenylacetaldehyde and dopamine is a key step in the biosynthesis of benzylisoquinoline alkaloids ... These natural products include berberine and morphine. "4-Hydroxyphenylacetaldehyde". PubChem Compound. U.S. National Library ... an enzyme catalyzing the first committed step in benzylisoquinoline alkaloid biosynthesis". Plant Journal. 40 (2): 302-313. doi ...
The root bark contains the bitter alkaloid berberine, which has been studied for its potential pharmacological properties. " ...
Her doctoral dissertation, titled Investigation of Isoquinoline Alkaloids: Examination of Pictet's Berberine Synthesis, was ... Outside of these two projects, Davis's research interests included synthesis of alkaloids, catalytic reduction of certain ... Rose May Davis, The Reactivity of Doubly-Conjugated Ketones Rose May Davis, Investigation of Isoquinoline Alkaloids: ... Examination of Pictet's Berberine Synthesis Marilyn Ogilvie and Joy Harvey, editors, "Davis, Rose May" The Biographical ...
This enzyme participates in alkaloid biosynthesis i. It employs one cofactor, heme-thiolate(P-450). Rueffer M, Zenk MH (1994 ... "Canadine synthase from Thalictrum tuberosum cell cultures catalyses the formation of the methylenedioxy bridge in berberine ...
Berberine bridge enzyme (BBE) is a central enzyme in the biosynthesis of berberine, a pharmaceutically important alkaloid. The ... On the other hand, berberine is highly regarded for its interactions with several diseases. Berberine has been known to ... These quaternary alkaloids have a strong inhibitory effect on the BBE, so they had to be removed. In order to eliminate most of ... Berberine bridge enzyme-like (BBE-like enzymes) form a subgroup of the superfamily of FAD-linked oxidases (SCOPe d.58.32), ...
It contains the alkaloid berberine, which has a number of traditional and contemporary uses for dyeing and medicine. The genus ... Berberine also stimulates secretion of bile and bilirubin and may be useful in correcting high tyramine levels in patients with ... This species contains berberine, which is an anti-inflammatory, astringent, hemostatic, antimicrobial, anticonvulsant and ...
Carter CJ, Thornburg RW (January 2004). "Tobacco nectarin V is a flavin-containing berberine bridge enzyme-like protein with ... a covalently flavinylated oxidase of benzophenanthridine alkaloid biosynthesis in plants". The Journal of Biological Chemistry ... Its amino acid sequence is partly (40-50%) homologous to several other oxidoreductases, such as berberine bridge enzyme in ... Kutchan TM, Dittrich H (October 1995). "Characterization and mechanism of the berberine bridge enzyme, ...
... found in this genus are benzylisoquinoline alkaloids such as magnoflorine and the structurally related alkaloid berberine. ...
Liu, WZ; Peng, WB; Yang, CH (1991). "Berberine-electrochemical detector for the determination of berberine-type alkaloids in ... An analysis of 31 commercial samples in 1993 found that the total level of five alkaloids in samples of P. wilsonii and P. ... sachalinense was 4.1% (mostly berberine), while the level in P. amurense and Ph. chinense was 1.5%. The levels of four harmful ... Xu, X; Lin, Q; He, X; Fu, F; Chen, G (2010). "Determination of protoberberine alkaloids in medicinal plants based on acidic ...
The oil contains a variety of biologically active substances, including flavonoids (diosmin), alkaloids (berberine, ... phellodendorine with berberine found within the leaves. The indole alkaloid has also been found in the roots of the young ... James, Michael A.; Fu, Huijing; Liu, Yan; Chen, Da-Ren; You, Ming (January 2011). "Dietary administration of berberine or ... The major chemical constituents of its bark are the isoquinoline alkaloids, palmatine, jatrorrhizine, ...
Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid, has been shown to increase adiponectin expression, which partly explains its beneficial ... "The inhibition of inflammatory molecule expression on 3T3-L1 adipocytes by berberine is not mediated by leptin signaling". ...
Kaneda Y, Tanaka T, Saw T (1990). "Effects of berberine, a plant alkaloid, on the growth of anaerobic protozoa in axenic ... Berberine has been shown to have an antimicrobial and an antipyretic effect.[18] Berberine compounds cause uterine stimulation ... One of the most common alternative treatments is berberine sulfate (found in Oregon grape root, goldenseal, yellowroot, and ... Continuously high dosing of berberine may lead to bradycardia and hypotension in some individuals.[19] ...
Iboga-type alkaloids[81] Ibogamine, ibogaine, voacangine[81] Aspidosperma-type alkaloids[81] Vincamine, vinca alkaloids, ... Berberine, canadine, ophiocarpine, mecambridine, corydaline [48] Phthalidisoquinolines [38] Hydrastine, narcotine (Noscapine) [ ... अ आ इ ई उ ऊ ए ऐ ओ औ क ख ग घ ङ च छ ज झ ञ Chemical Encyclopedia: isoquinoline alkaloids. xumuk.ru ... इन्हें भी देखें: indole alkaloids. Non-isoprene indole alkaloids Simple indole derivatives [80] Tryptophan → tryptamine or 5- ...
Berberine. *Brofaromine. *Cimoxatone. *Esuprone. *Eprobemide. *Harmala Alkaloids (Harmine. *Harmaline. *Tetrahydroharmine. * ...
... like berberine (yellow) and sanguinarine (orange).[160] Most alkaloids are weak bases, but some, such as theobromine and ... a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Chemical Encyclopedia: isoquinoline alkaloids. xumuk.ru ... Iboga-type alkaloids[125] Ibogamine, ibogaine, voacangine[125] Aspidosperma-type alkaloids[125] Vincamine, vinca alkaloids,[26] ... a b c d Chemical Encyclopedia: alkaloids. xumuk.ru *^ Roberts, M. F. (Margaret F.) (1998). Alkaloids : Biochemistry, Ecology, ...
Intensively studied DNA intercalators include berberine, ethidium bromide, proflavine, daunomycin, doxorubicin, and thalidomide ...
Goldenseal, with its two notable alkaloids berberine and hydrastine, has been shown to alter P450-marker enzymatic activities ( ...
Berberine. *Brofaromine. *Cimoxatone. *Esuprone. *Eprobemide. *Harmala Alkaloids (Harmine. *Harmaline. *Tetrahydroharmine. * ...
Alkaloids[edit]. Further information: Alkaloids. Alkaloids are bitter-tasting chemicals, very widespread in nature, and often ... Berberine is the main active component of an ancient Chinese herb Coptis chinensis French, which has been administered for what ... Chemical and biological aspects of "Narcissus" alkaloids. The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology. 63. pp. 87-179. doi:10.1016/ ... contain nine groups of alkaloids including galantamine, licensed for use against Alzheimer's disease. The alkaloids are bitter- ...
S-(+)-Glaucine (C21H25NO4) is the main alkaloid component in the grass of yellow horn poppy (Glaucium luteum L., syn. Glaucium ... Glaucine is an alkaloid found in several different plant species in the Papaveraceae family such as Glaucium flavum,[1] ... Milanowski, DJ; Winter, RE; Elvin-Lewis, MP; Lewis, WH (2002). "Geographic distribution of three alkaloid chemotypes of Croton ... Studies of the effect of several alkaloids in mice, including glaucine, demonstrate anticonvulsant and antinociceptive ...
The main alkaloid present in the herb and root is coptisine. Other alkaloids present include methyl 2'-(7,8-dihydrosanguinarine ... yl)acetate, allocryptopine,[11] stylopine, protopine, norchelidonine, berberine, chelidonine, sanguinarine, chelerythrine,[12] ... Park J.E., Cuong T.D., Hung T.M., Lee I., Na M., Kim J.C., Ryoo S., Lee J.H., Choi J.S., Woo M.H., Min B.S.,"Alkaloids from ... The whole plant is toxic in moderate doses as it contains a range of isoquinoline alkaloids but there are numerous therapeutic ...
Golongan Isokuinolina: alkaloid-alkaloid opium (papaverine, narcotine, narceine), sanguinarine, hydrastine, berberine, emetine ... Alkaloid Fenantrena: alkaloid-alkaloid opium (morfin, codeine, thebaine). *Golongan Phenethylamine: mescaline, ephedrine, ... Alkaloid Aconitum: aconitine. *Alkaloid Steroid (kang duwé balung mburi steroid ing struktur kang mawa nitrogen): *Solanum ( ... Alkaloid Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa): mitragynine, 7-hydroxymitragynine. *Alkaloid Tabernanthe iboga: ibogaine, voacangine, ...
Tryptamine alkaloids. *Indole ethers at the benzene ring. *Serotonin receptor agonists. *Psychedelic drugs ...
Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid, has been shown to increase adiponectin expression[32] which partly explains its beneficial ... "The inhibition of inflammatory molecule expression on 3T3-L1 adipocytes by berberine is not mediated by leptin signaling" ...
AlkaloidsEdit. Further information: Alkaloids. Alkaloids are bitter-tasting chemicals, very widespread in nature, and often ... Berberine is the main active component of an ancient Chinese herb Coptis chinensis French, which has been used to attempt to ... The opium poppy Papaver somniferum is the source of the alkaloids morphine and codeine.[5] ... The alkaloid nicotine from tobacco binds directly to the body's Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, accounting for its ...
Mohan, Mohind C.; Abhimannue, Anu P.; Kumar B, Prakash (15 April 2017). "Identification and Characterization of Berberine in ... Tinospora contains diverse phytochemicals, including alkaloids, phytosterols, glycosides, and mixed other chemical compounds. ... Columbine, tinosporaside, jatrorrhizine, palmatine, berberine, tembeterine, tinocordifolioside, phenylpropene disaccharides, ...
Battersby, A. R.; Binks, R.; Francis, R. J.; McCaldin, D. J.; Ramuz, H. (1964). "Alkaloid biosynthesis> Part IV. 1- ... Papaverine Noscapine Apomorphine (one additional ring closure) Morphine (two additional ring closures) Berberine (one ... Hagel, Jillian M; Facchini, Peter J (2013). "Benzylisoquinoline alkaloid metabolism: A century of discovery and a brave new ... berberine, tubocurarine. (S)-Norcoclaurine (higenamine) has been identified as the central 1-benzyl-tetrahydro-isoquinoline ...
Bauer W, Zenk MH (1991). "Formation of (R)-configurated tetrahydroprotoberberine alkaloids in vivo and in vitro". Tetrahedron ... Berberine reductase (EC is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction (R)-canadine + 2 NADP+ ⇌ {\displaystyle \ ... rightleftharpoons } berberine + 2 NADPH + H+ Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are (R)-canadine and nicotinamide adenine ... dinucleotide phosphate ion, whereas its 3 products are berberine, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate, and hydrogen ion ...
Zhao Y, Hellum BH, Liang A, Nilsen OG (June 2015). "Inhibitory Mechanisms of Human CYPs by Three Alkaloids Isolated from ... "The enhancement of cardiotoxicity that results from inhibiton of CYP 3A4 activity and hERG channel by berberine in combination ...
... berberine MeSH D03.132.151.850 - topotecan MeSH D03.132.206.636 - quinidine MeSH D03.132.206.719 - quinine MeSH D03.132.225.374 ... indole alkaloids MeSH D03.438.473.402.255 - curare MeSH D03.438.473.402.255.712 - toxiferine MeSH D03.438.473.402.255.712.050 ... salsoline alkaloids MeSH D03.438.612.500 - nalidixic acid MeSH D03.438.733.315 - flavins MeSH D03.438.733.315.650 - riboflavin ... vinca alkaloids MeSH D03.132.436.681.827.650 - vinblastine MeSH D03.132.436.681.827.750 - vincamine MeSH D03.132.436.681. ...
Berberine Jatrorrhizine Phellodendrine Wang YM, Zhao LB, Lin SL, Dong SS, An DK (1989). "[Determination of berberine and ... Virtanen P., Njimi T.,Ekotto Mengata D.:Clinical trials of hepatitis cure with protoberberine alkaloids of Enantia Chlorantha ( ... Palmatine is a protoberberine alkaloid found in several plants including Phellodendron amurense, Rhizoma coptidis/Coptis ... "Therapeutic potential of nucleic acid-binding isoquinoline alkaloids: Binding aspects and implications for drug design". ...
Tetrahydropalmatine is another major constituent alkaloid. Corydalis yanhusuo also contains the alkaloids glaucine and ... Wang YM, Zhao LB, Lin SL, Dong SS, An DK (1989). "[Determination of berberine and palmatine in cortex phellodendron and Chinese ... The alkaloid dehydrocorybulbine (DHCB) can be extracted from the roots of the plant. ... "Antifungal activity of the methanolic extract and alkaloids of Glaucium oxylobum". Fitoterapia. 74 (5): 493-6. doi:10.1016/ ...
Berberine, a natural plant alkaloid, is usually used as an antibiotic drug. The potential glucose-lowering effect of berberine ... Treatment of type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia with the natural plant alkaloid berberine.. Zhang Y1, Li X, Zou D, Liu W, Yang J ... In the berberine group, fasting and postload plasma glucose decreased from 7.0 +/- 0.8 to 5.6 +/- 0.9 and from 12.0 +/- 2.7 to ... The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of berberine in the treatment of type 2 diabetic patients ...
Berberine is an alkaloid that plays an essential role in metabolic and cardiovascular health. Saturday, December 15, 2018 by: ... Berberine is an alkaloid that plays an essential role in metabolic and cardiovascular health ... Berberine for digestive health. Berberine has long been used as a treatment for problems in the digestive system. It has ... Related: Natures healing gold - berberine.). Berberine has been found in previous studies to increase the number of A. ...
Yellow Medicine: The Berberine Alkaloid Plants. By Editor1 Posted December 8, 2010 In Botanical Medicine, Cardiopulmonary ... Berberine alkaloids are bitter in taste. This bitter taste, when taken in small doses, stimulates the digestive tract through ... Each plant that contains the berberine alkaloids brings its own unique signature to the healing process. In the body, the ... Hydrastis canadensis contains the alkaloid hydrastine, which is unique in this group of berberine-containing plants and is part ...
Among Chinese herbs, the primary sources are phellodendron and coptis (similar isoquinoline alkaloids, in these herbs, such as ... Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with a bright yellow color that is easily seen in most of the herb materials that contain ... jateorrhizine, coptisine, palmatine, and columbamine, also have a yellowish color). Berberine has long been used as a dye; it ... Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with a bright yellow color that is easily seen in most of the herb materials that contain ...
Keywords:Alkaloids, berberine, lipid profile, mate plant, type 2 diabetes mellitus.. Abstract:Introduction: alkaloids are a ... Alkaloids in the Nature: Pharmacological Applications in Clinical Practice of Berberine and Mate Tea. Author(s): Giuseppe ... In particular berberine is a quaternary ammonium salt from the protoberberine group of isoquinoline alkaloids with anti- ... In particular berberine is a quaternary ammonium salt from the protoberberine group of isoquinoline alkaloids with anti- ...
T1 - Effects of 13-alkyl-substituted berberine alkaloids on the expression of COX-II, TNF-α, iNOS, and IL-12 production in LPS- ... keywords = "Berberine alkaloids, Inducible nitric oxide synthase, Inflammation, PGE",. author = "Lee, {Dong Ung} and Kang, { ... Effects of 13-alkyl-substituted berberine alkaloids on the expression of COX-II, TNF-α, iNOS, and IL-12 production in LPS- ... Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of Effects of 13-alkyl-substituted berberine alkaloids on the expression of COX-II, ...
Berberine, Extracts, and supplements made from this compound, such as HCL, are generally inexpensive, safe and well-known for ... What Is Berberine?. Berberine (also known as berberine hydrochloride) is a natural isoquinoline alkaloid found in a wide ... Research suggests that berberine benefits lung function due to its anti-inflammatory effects. This alkaloid has even been shown ... Within these plants, the berberine alkaloid can be found in the stem, bark, roots, and rhizomes (rootlike subterranean stems) ...
Sanguinarine, berberine, and protopine are quaternary isoquinoline alkaloids, while chelidonine is a tertiary alkaloid. These ... H. P. Kuo, T. C. Chuang, S. C. Tsai et al., "Berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid, inhibits the metastatic potential of breast ... values for four analyzed alkaloids. , where is the peak area, is concentration of the alkaloids (μg/g), and R2 is the ... B. Sener, "Turkish species of Fumaria L. and their alkaloids. VII. Alkaloids from Fumaria officinalis L. and Fumaria cilicica ...
Modulation of benzylisoquinoline alkaloid biosynthesis by overexpression berberine bridge enzyme in Macleaya cordata *Peng ... Rights & permissionsfor article Modulation of benzylisoquinoline alkaloid biosynthesis by overexpression berberine bridge ... Hairy root induction and benzylisoquinoline alkaloid production in Macleaya cordata *Peng Huang ... Rights & permissionsfor article Hairy root induction and benzylisoquinoline alkaloid production in ,i,Macleaya cordata,/i, . ...
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... berberine could be a good start. This orange-yellow alkaloid has been used by both Native Americans and European colonists, as ... Berberine is found in several plants around the world. […] ... Berberine is an alkaloid that plays an essential role in ... If you are looking for effective traditional natural treatments, berberine could be a good start. This orange-yellow alkaloid ... Berberine for digestive health. Berberine has long been used as a treatment for problems in the digestive system. It has ...
Pirillo, A.; Catapano, A.L. Berberine, a plant alkaloid with lipid- and glucose-lowering properties: From in vitro evidence to ... Lee, B.; Sur, B.; Shim, I.; Lee, H.; Hahm, D.H. Phellodendron amurense and its major alkaloid compound, berberine ameliorates ... Amritpal, S.; Sanjiv, D.; Navpreet, K.; Jaswinder, S. Berberine: Alkaloid with wide spectrum of pharmacological activities. J. ... Dahua Fan, Liping Liu, Zhengzhi Wu* and Meiqun Cao*, "Combating Neurodegenerative Diseases with the Plant Alkaloid Berberine: ...
C affected by berberine were measured. The check experiments were studied based on agar... ... Effect of berberine alkaloids on Bifidobacterium adolescentis growth by microcalorimetry. J Therm Anal Calorim. 2009;95:495-9. ... Action mechanism of berberine alkaloids. Chin J Nat Med. 1993;63:14-7.Google Scholar ... Berberine Anti-fungal activity Microcalorimetry Correspondence analysis This is a preview of subscription content, log in to ...
Full text: Available Index: IMSEAR (South-East Asia) Main subject: Rats / Cricetinae / Dysentery, Amebic / Alkaloids / ... Full text: Available Index: IMSEAR (South-East Asia) Main subject: Rats / Cricetinae / Dysentery, Amebic / Alkaloids / ... Alkaloids/therapeutic use , Amebiasis/drug therapy , Animals , Cricetinae , Dysentery, Amebic/drug therapy , Rats ... Anti-amoebic value of berberine and kurchi alkaloids. Anti-amoebic value of berberine and kurchi alkaloids. ...
... alkaloids, cryptolepine); Chelidonium majus (alkaloids, berberine, coptisine); Vitex agnus-castus (extract); Cladonia ... ebeinone, steroidal alkaloids); Kigelia pinnata, Peperomia pellucida, Populus nigra, Populus balsamifera and Populus deltoides ... cyclopeptide alkaloids); Buddleja globosa (verbascoside); Cephalocereus senilis (phytoalexin aurone); Salvia albocaerulea ( ... alkaloids); Asteraceae spp. (extracts); Arctotis auriculate (extracts); Eriocephalus africanus (extracts): Felicia erigeroides ...
Class of alkaloids. Alkaloids. Plants source. Diseases. References. Isoquinoline alkaloids. Berberine. Hydrastis Canadensis, ... 1. Berberine. Berberine (BBR) belongs to the isoquinoline class of alkaloids with a bitter taste and yellow colour, having ... Vinca alkaloid. Vinpocetine. Vinca minor. Ischemia and hypoxia. [57,58]. Lycopodium alkaloid. Huperzine A. Huperzia serrate. AD ... Aporphine alkaloids. Nantenine. fruit of Nandina domestica. Epilepsy. [53]. Pyridine alkaloids. Nicotine. Nicotiana tobaccum. ...
Berberine Alkaloids / pharmacology * Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System / genetics * Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System / metabolism* ... Modulation of CYPs, P-gp, and PXR by Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) and Its Alkaloids Planta Med. 2016 Apr;82(6): ... Among the alkaloids, escholtzine (2) and allocryptopine (3) exhibited time-dependent inhibition of CYP 3A4, CYP 2C9, and CYP ... This data suggests that EtOH extract of E. californica and its major alkaloids have a potential of causing interactions with ...
Selective repression of RET proto-oncogene in medullary thyroid carcinoma by a natural alkaloid berberine. BMC Cancer. 2015 Aug ... Selective repression of RET proto-oncogene in medullary thyroid carcinoma by a natural alkaloid berberine. In: BMC Cancer. 2015 ... Selective repression of RET proto-oncogene in medullary thyroid carcinoma by a natural alkaloid berberine. / Kumarasamy, Vishnu ... title = "Selective repression of RET proto-oncogene in medullary thyroid carcinoma by a natural alkaloid berberine", ...
Some natural alkaloids from medicinal plants, such as yohimbine and its derivatives, have been reported with adrenoceptor (AR) ... such as berberine; and aporphine, such as xylopine (Table 1). ... All the compounds are alkaloids and are the AR blockers. ... F. N. Ko, Y. L. Chang, C. M. Chen, and C. M. Teng, "(±)-govadine and (±)-THP, two tetrahydroprotoberberine alkaloids, as ... According to the skeleton, the compounds can be divided into three categories: rauwolfia alkaloids, such as yohimbine; ...
Gupta S, Singh N, Jaggi AS (March 2014). "Alkaloids as aldose reductase inhibitors, with special reference to berberine". ...
... involved in the synthesis of berberine and other distinctive alkaloids from this clade (Kutchan 1998: berberine is also found ... Annual herbs); (berberine + [isoquinoline alkaloid]); latex +, milky; nodes also 1:1; lamina vernation variable, entire to ... Menispermaceae [Berberidaceae + Ranunculaceae]]: (berberine + [isoquinoline alkaloid]); nucellar cap +; endosperm nuclear.. Age ... benzylisoquinoline alkaloids usu. 0, berberine 0; (palisade mesophyll with arm cells); stomata ³35 µm long; (petiole bundles ...
NMR; 1H; 13C; 15N; berberine; palmatine; coptisine; protoberberine alkaloid; nucleophilic addition; X-ray diffraction ... Adducts of the quaternary protoberberine alkaloids (QPA) berberine, palmatine, and coptisine were prepared with nucleophiles ... Plant sources of benzophenanthridine alkaloids and effects of these alkaloid on normal and cancer cells ... Covalent bonding of azoles to quaternary protoberberine alkaloids. Authors. GRYCOVÁ Lenka HULOVÁ Dagmar MAIER Lukáš STANDARA ...
Many alkaloids are valuable medicinal agents that can be utilized to treat various diseases including malaria, diabetics, ... Many alkaloids are valuable medicinal agents that can be utilized to treat various diseases including malaria, diabetics, ... This review presents a thorough understanding of alkaloids as antiplatelet agents with a possible mechanism of action based on ... This review presents a thorough understanding of alkaloids as antiplatelet agents with a possible mechanism of action based on ...
Berberine Ameliorates Scopolamine- Phellodendron amurense and Its Major Alkaloid Compound, Berberine Ameliorates Scopolamine- ... We examine whether Phellodendron amurense (PA) and its major alkaloid compound, berberine (BER), improved memory defects caused ... Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Rats / Scopolamine / United Nations / Berberine / Humans / ... Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Rats / Scopolamine / United Nations / Berberine / Humans / ...
Alkaloids, berberine, oxycanthin. Uses: Blood purifier, liver cleanser. Recommended for: skin conditions from acne to psoriasis ... Alkaloids, carotene, gluten, flavonoids, saponins, starch, steroidal compounds, vitamins B1, B2, D, and E. Uses: Antidepressant ... Alkaloids, chelidonic acid, isolobeline, lobelic acid, lobeline, selenium, sulfur. Uses: Recommended for: asthma, bronchitis, ... Alkaloids, hydroxytyramine, ruscogenins. Uses: Anti-inflammatory. Good for bladder, kidney, and circulatory disorders. ...
This enzyme participates in alkaloid biosynthesis i. It employs one cofactor, iron. Rueffer M, Zenk MH (1985). "Berberine ... 2 berberine + 2 H2O Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are columbamine and O2, whereas its two products are berberine and ... synthesis, the methylenedioxy group forming enzyme in berberine synthesis". Tetrahedron Lett. 26 (2): 201-202. doi:10.1016/ ... This enzyme is also called berberine synthase. ...
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Goldenseal contains the isoquinoline alkaloids: hydrastine, berberine, berberastine, hydrastinine, tetrahydroberberastine, ... Berberine is absorbed slowly orally; it achieves peak concentrations in 4 hours and takes 8 hours to clear Berberine is ... Multiple bacteria and fungi, along with selected protozoa and chlamydia are susceptible to berberine in vitro. Berberine alone ... berberine. Berberine and hydrastine act as quaternary bases and are poorly soluble in water but freely soluble in alcohol. The ...
The alkaloid berberine upregulates the expression of HNF4A. This gene also plays a pivotal role in the expression and synthesis ... Wang ZQ, Lu FE, Leng SH, Fang XS, Chen G, Wang ZS, Dong LP, Yan ZQ (Oct 2008). "Facilitating effects of berberine on rat ...
  • The potential glucose-lowering effect of berberine was noted when it was used for diarrhea in diabetic patients. (nih.gov)
  • Some experts believe that this relaxing effect of berberine is linked to its antinociceptive property or the ability to proven the body from sensing pain. (naturalnews.com)
  • Still, this effect of berberine fortunately led to further testing of the compound for patients with cardiovascular disease risk factors, and evidence developed to demonstrate a lowering of cholesterol (and triglycerides) and of blood sugar. (itmonline.org)
  • This work provided an important idea of the combination of microcalorimetry and CA for the study on anti-fungal effect of berberine and other compounds. (springer.com)
  • Ye BN, Hao ML, Liu P, Xie F. Action mechanism of anti-inflammation effect of berberine. (springer.com)
  • Effect of berberine on heart failure. (springer.com)
  • The inhibitory effect of berberine on cyclooxygenase-2/Ca 2+ pathway in human colon cell line. (springer.com)
  • Conclusion: Our data strongly suggest that the G-quadruplex forming region and the stabilization of this structure play a critical role in mediating the repressive effect of berberine on RET transcription. (elsevier.com)
  • Then, the researchers investigated the effect of berberine on inducing cell death and found that the compound induced cell death in leukemia cells. (naturalnews.com)
  • The researchers believe that this effect of berberine on weight loss may be attributed to its ability to improve fat-regulating hormones, such as insulin, adiponectin, and leptin. (naturalnews.com)
  • Therefore, for the first time, we attempted to examine the chemotherapeutic effect of berberine on prostate cancer cells in in vitro system. (aacrjournals.org)
  • B to E, dose- and time-dependent effect of berberine on the viability of human prostate carcinoma cells and nonneoplastic human prostate epithelial (PWR-1E) cells. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The aims of this study were to examine the effect of berberine on the mucosal healing process and to investigate whether berberine can inhibit the increased production of interleukin-8 in trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid-induced colitis in rats. (aspetjournals.org)
  • Berberine can also be found in goldenseal ( Hydrastis canadensis ) and barberry ( Berberis vulgaris ). (naturalnews.com)
  • Hydrastis canadensis contains the alkaloid hydrastine, which is unique in this group of berberine-containing plants and is part of the more direct mucous membrane tonic action of goldenseal. (ndnr.com)
  • Several Western herbs also contain berberine, such as barberry root bark ( Berberis vulgaris ), Oregon grape root ( Berberis aquifolium ), and goldenseal root ( Hydrastis canadensis ). (itmonline.org)
  • Berberine (also known as berberine hydrochloride) is a natural isoquinoline alkaloid found in a wide variety of herbs , including goldenseal, barberry, goldthread, Oregon grape, and tree turmeric . (mkexpress.net)
  • In fact, a study by Rabbani where men with E. coli induced diarrhea who had 42-48% reduced symptoms after taking berberine showed unchanged levels of intestinal bacteria, pathogenic or otherwise after taking goldenseal. (wikipedia.org)
  • One study analyzed the hydrastine and berberine contents of twenty commercial goldenseal and goldenseal-containing products and found they contained variously 0%-2.93% hydrastine and 0.82%-5.86% berberine. (wikipedia.org)
  • A bitter, yellow alkaloid, C 20 H 19 NO 5 , obtained from several plants such as goldenseal and having medical uses as an antipyretic and antibacterial agent. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A nonaqueous bitter alkaloid abundant in the rhizomes and roots of goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis and barberry, which is amebicidal, antibacterial (used to treat cholera), antimalarial, antipyretic, sedative, a gastic tonic and possibly antihypertensive. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The active ingredients of goldenseal include isoquinoline alkaloids, such as berberine, canadine, and hydrastine. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Goldenseal has been reported to contain these alkaloids in the ranges of 1.5-4% hydrastine, 0.5-6% berberine, and 2-3% berberastine. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • 23 Most of the actions of goldenseal have been attributed to hydrastine and berberine. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • So did the goldenseal work because of the anti-bacterial properties of berberine? (mysanantonio.com)
  • Goldenseal contains two main medicinal alkaloids in the rhizome and roots: hydrastine and berberine. (smore.com)
  • Goldenseal is rich in alkaloids‚ called berberine and hydrastine. (pureformulas.com)
  • Goldenseal alkaloids, including berberine and hydrastine, support healthy immune responses. (earthturns.com)
  • Goldenseal contains an alkaloid called berberine, which in the study helped lower LDL in hamsters. (livestrong.com)
  • Take the isoquinoline alkaloids found in goldenseal, barberry and Oregon grape. (needs.com)
  • The antimicrobial and antibacterial properties of Goldenseal emanate from the presence of berberine and other potent alkaloids. (ayurvediccure.com)
  • This same alkaloid is what made goldenseal famous for its highly effective use during the massive cholera epidemic in the mid 60's in Calcutta, India. (mysanantonio.com)
  • There have been studies on the effects of berberine on gut bacteria. (naturalnews.com)
  • Methods: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) TT cell line has been used to evaluate the effects of berberine on RET expression and its downstream signaling pathways. (elsevier.com)
  • In this study, we elucidated the effects of berberine, a major alkaloid component contained in medicinal herbs, such as Phellodendri Cortex and Coptidis Rhizoma , on expression of monocyte chemotactic protein-1 (MCP-1) and interleukin-8 (IL-8) in a human retinal pigment epithelial cell line (ARPE-19) caused by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) stimulation. (springer.com)
  • In the present study, we investigated the effects of berberine on MCP-1 and IL-8 expression in ARPE-19 cells stimulated with LPS. (springer.com)
  • There are some studies that have examined the effects of berberine on body weight. (naturalnews.com)
  • In their review, which appeared in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine , they discussed the neuroprotective effects of berberine as reported by 15 different studies. (naturalnews.com)
  • New research has emerged demonstrating the neuroprotective effects of berberine in animal models of Alzheimer's. (naturalnews.com)
  • They searched five online databases for relevant studies and found 15 papers reporting the effects of berberine treatment. (naturalnews.com)
  • This enzyme participates in alkaloid biosynthesis i. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biosynthesis of isoquinoline alkaloid berberine in tissue cultures ofTinospora cordifolia. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Phloem-Specific Expression of Tyrosine/Dopa Decarboxylase Genes and the Biosynthesis of Isoquinoline Alkaloids in Opium Poppy. (semanticscholar.org)
  • This domain is found in the berberine bridge and berberine bridge-like enzymes, which are involved in the biosynthesis of numerous isoquinoline alkaloids. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • Involved in the biosynthesis of the common precursor of all benzylisoquinoline alkaloids such as morphine, sanguinarine, codeine or berberine. (uniprot.org)
  • Learn about the health benefits of berberine at Phytonutrients.news . (naturalnews.com)
  • POWERFUL HEALTH BENEFITS OF BERBERINE: If you need a high quality Berberine supplement, you can count on our premium vegetarian Berberine capsules because we use high quality Berberine and each capsules has 600 mg of Berberine. (valshawcross.com)
  • 1 Barberry is rich natural source of berberine. (anniesremedy.com)
  • These traditional historical uses are confirmed by modern science : Compounds in barberry inhibit the COX-2 enzyme.Whole herb extracts of barberry contain berberine as well as a supporting cast of chemicals that calm chronic inflammation. (anniesremedy.com)
  • Both Chinese goldthread (native to the mountains of Szechwan province in China) and the barberry known in Europe and North America are rich natural sources of berberine. (anniesremedy.com)
  • Indian Barberry has the same main constituent, berberine, as the other species and in used in Ayurveda mainly for the liver. (anniesremedy.com)
  • The main alkaloid in European barberry is berberine. (progressivehealth.com)
  • Additionally, barberry and greater celandine contain isoquinoline alkaloids, including berberine. (needs.com)
  • Research indicates that curcumin and barberry alkaloids promote healthy cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme activity, while silymarin supports healthy lipoxygenase enzyme activity. (needs.com)
  • Berberine is an alkaloid that is extracted from some plants such as barberry. (botanical-online.com)
  • Barberries contain berberine, an alkaloid with potential medicinal value. (usf.edu)
  • These herbs contain berberine, a plant alkaloid with antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. (betternutrition.com)
  • Giuseppe Derosa and Pamela Maffioli, "Alkaloids in the Nature: Pharmacological Applications in Clinical Practice of Berberine and Mate Tea", Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry (2014) 14: 200. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Accumulating evidence indicates that berberine, an isoquinoline alkaloid isolated from traditional Chinese medicinal herbs, may act as a promising anti-neurodegenerative agent by inhibiting the activity of the most important pathogenic enzymes, ameliorating intracellular oxidative stress, attenuating neuroinflammation, triggering autophagy and protecting neurons against apoptotic cell death. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Some natural alkaloids from medicinal plants, such as yohimbine and its derivatives, have been reported with adrenoceptor (AR) α 2 subtypes inhibiting activity. (hindawi.com)
  • Many alkaloids are valuable medicinal agents that can be utilized to treat various diseases including malaria, diabetics, cancer, cardiac dysfunction etc. (frontiersin.org)
  • In addition, this review will address the antiplatelet activity of alkaloids and their medicinal usage as potent antiplatelet agents with a description of structural relationship activity and possible lead compounds for future drug discovery. (frontiersin.org)
  • Berberine (Fig. 1 ) is a major alkaloid isolated from medicinal herbs such as Berberis sp. (springer.com)
  • What alkaloids are and their importance to the medicinal world. (scribd.com)
  • Huperzine A, a famous C 16 N 2 -type alkaloid isolated from the Chinese folk medicinal herb Huperzia serrata , has been shown to be a highly potent, specific, and reversible inhibitor of AChE [ 10 , 12 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • Although the berries of this plant contain high levels of vitamin C, it is the alkaloids in the dried fruit that are responsible for the medicinal uses of the plant. (progressivehealth.com)
  • They therefore propose the use of berberine, an alkaloid found in various medicinal plants. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine, a naturally occurring isoquinoline alkaloid ( Fig. 1A ), is present in the roots, rhizome, and stem bark of a number of important medicinal plants [e.g. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-protozoal, berberine is one of the active constituents of this plant (but not the only one) that is part of the reason for its medicinal qualities. (mysanantonio.com)
  • Berberine is found in a group of shrub plants called Berberis . (mkexpress.net)
  • Hosseinzadeh, H. Pharmacological and therapeutic effects of Berberis vulgaris and its active constituent, berberine. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Hosseinzadeh, H. Berberis vulgaris and berberine: An update review. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Berberine is a bioactive compound that can be extracted from several different plants, including a group of shrubs called Berberis ( 1 ). (healthline.com)
  • Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid found in numerous herbs including Hydrastis canadensis, Berberis aquifolium (syn. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • a poisonous pyridine alkaloid found in the weeds Argemone , Berberis, Mahonia spp. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Berberis alkaloids. (eurekamag.com)
  • Natural News ) Berberine is a naturally occurring compound found in the plants that belong to the genus Berberis . (naturalnews.com)
  • flavum root showed the presence of different constituents including the isoquinoline alkaloid protopine, as the major compound. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The major constituents are berberine and related protoberberine alkaloids. (gaiaherbs.com)
  • Different constituents reported include a glucoside, alkaloids, bitter principles, crystalline components etc. (ayurhelp.com)
  • Alkaloids are naturally occurring chemical compounds with the strongest pharmacological activity among substances synthesized by plants. (hindawi.com)
  • Jaswinder, S. Berberine: Alkaloid with wide spectrum of pharmacological activities. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Dhull, D.K. Current knowledge and pharmacological profile of berberine: An update. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Various alkaloids have pharmacological effects on humans and animals . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • a lower pharmacological activity e. in case of ergot alkaloids. (scribd.com)
  • Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with multiple pharmacological actions, including anti-inflammatory activity. (aspetjournals.org)
  • However, aqueous extract (tea) and its main alkaloid californidine (4) did not affect cytochrome P450s, P-glycoprotein, or the pregnane X receptor. (nih.gov)
  • The main alkaloid of roots was berberine. (eurekamag.com)
  • In particular berberine is a quaternary ammonium salt from the protoberberine group of isoquinoline alkaloids with anti-lipogenic and hypoglycemic effects. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Sanguinarine, berberine, and protopine are quaternary isoquinoline alkaloids, while chelidonine is a tertiary alkaloid. (hindawi.com)
  • Berberine and hydrastine act as quaternary bases and are poorly soluble in water but freely soluble in alcohol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Colchicine, Piperine, Quaternary alkaloids. (scribd.com)
  • Introduction: alkaloids are a group of naturally occurring chemical compounds that contain mostly basic nitrogen atoms. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Alkaloids are defined as a class of organic compounds of plant origin containing mostly basic nitrogen atoms. (mkexpress.net)
  • All the compounds are alkaloids and are the AR blockers. (hindawi.com)
  • An alkaloid is a class of naturally occurring organic nitrogen-containing compounds that are frequently found in the plant kingdom. (frontiersin.org)
  • The basic character of alkaloids is no longer a pre-requisite for an alkaloid and the chemistry of nitrogen atoms allows at least four groups of nitrogenous compounds. (frontiersin.org)
  • Technically, it belongs to a class of compounds called alkaloids . (healthline.com)
  • Strictly speaking, these compounds are not classified as alkaloids because they are not isolated from plants. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • 3] Some synthetic compounds of similar structure are also termed alkaloids. (scribd.com)
  • The boundary between alkaloids and other nitrogen-containing natural compounds is not clear-cut. (scribd.com)
  • 2] Natural compounds containing nitrogen in the exocyclic position (mescaline, serotonin, dopamine, etc.) are usually attributed to amines rather than alkaloids. (scribd.com)
  • Other compounds present are berberine, chelidonic acid, ergosterol, sanguinarine and hydroxysanguinarine to name a few. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • Berberine has been shown to inhibit DNA topoisomerase II ( 16 ), and in fact, several classes of compounds that inhibit eukaryotic topoisomerase I or II have antitumor activity ( 17 ). (aacrjournals.org)
  • Chemical compounds in the plant include berberine and propopine. (gardeningcentral.org)
  • A team of researchers at Nagasaki International University in Japan found that a natural compound known as berberine can help protect against cancer , particularly leukemia, by inducing cancer cell death. (naturalnews.com)
  • These are alkaloids known as berberine and hydrastine. (mysanantonio.com)
  • Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the content of sanguinarine, berberine, protopine, and chelidonine in Dicentra spectabilis (L.) Lem. (hindawi.com)
  • This monograph also discusses sanguinarine, an alkaloid of bloodroot, which is also found in other plants such as Mexican prickly poppy ( Argemone mexicana ), Chelidonium majus , and Macleaya cordata . (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The chief benzylisoquinoline alkaloid is sanguinarine, which is attributed with most of bloodroot's antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Berberine, physostigmine, and sanguinarine. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Its molecular formula is C20H18NO4, and like other protoberberine alkaloids - such as jatrorrhizine - it can do wonders for health. (mkexpress.net)
  • Ikuta A, Kobayashi A, Itokawa H. Studies on the quantitative analysis of protoberberine alkaloids in Japanese, Chinese and other countries Coptis rhizomes by thin-layer chromatography-densitometry. (gaiaherbs.com)
  • Baker, W. Antitubercular natural products: Berberine from the roots of commercial Hydrastis canadensis powder. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Investigations demonstrated that the adherence of Streptococcus pyogenes to epithelial cells was inhibited with berberine sulfate, preventing this potentially problematic gram-positive bacteria from colonizing. (ndnr.com)
  • Tests of the antiseptic action of berberine against bacteria, yeasts, viruses, and amoebas have shown a range of activity levels from apparent potent action to mild suppression. (itmonline.org)
  • Recently 13-alkyl-substituted berberines were shown to be better activity than berberine against certain bacteria species and human cancer cell lines. (elsevier.com)
  • Multiple bacteria and fungi, along with selected protozoa and chlamydia are susceptible to berberine in vitro. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alkaloids are produced by a large variety of organisms including bacteria, fungi, plants, and animals. (scribd.com)
  • Lastly, berberine increases the number of beneficial bacteria in the gut. (naturalnews.com)
  • 2) Berberine and/or hydrastine are more effective in directly conteracting the Vibrio cholerae bacteria. (mysanantonio.com)
  • Although berberine is known to have a very pronounced antibiotic effect, its ability to vanquish strains of bacteria may be more related to inhibition of the adhesion of pathogens to host tissues. (needs.com)
  • For example, berberine causes certain bacteria such as streptococci to lose their lipoteichoic acid, a chemical that enables the bacterium to attach to the body's tissues and, even more important to fighting biofilm, dissolves the chemicals already connecting bacteria to tissues. (needs.com)
  • Berberine NPs produced by both APSP and EPN methods have shown promising activities against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, and yeasts, with NPs prepared through the EPN method showing superior results compared to those made with the APSP method and the unprocessed drug. (dovepress.com)
  • This study aimed to determine the effects of an EtOH extract, aqueous extract (tea), basic CHCl3 fractions, and isolated major alkaloids, namely protopine (1), escholtzine (2), allocryptopine (3), and californidine (4), of E. californica on the activity of cytochrome P450s, P-glycoprotein and the pregnane X receptor. (nih.gov)
  • 2-fold) was observed with the EtOH extract, basic CHCl3 fraction, and alkaloids (except protopine), which resulted into an increased expression of mRNA and the activity of CYP 3A4 and CYP 1A2. (nih.gov)
  • Berberine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with a bright yellow color that is easily seen in most of the herb materials that contain any significant amount of this compound. (itmonline.org)
  • In conclusion, the present study demonstrates that 13-methyl- and 13-ethylberberine alkaloids can be useful as an immunotherapeutic compound for induction of IL-12, which is potentially applicable for tumors, infectious disease, and airway inflammation. (elsevier.com)
  • Extracts and supplements made from this compound, such as berberine HCL, are generally inexpensive, safe, and well-known for their broad antibacterial activities. (mkexpress.net)
  • Hahm, D.H. Phellodendron amurense and its major alkaloid compound, berberine ameliorates scopolamine-induced neuronal impairment and memory dysfunction in rats. (eurekaselect.com)
  • We examine whether Phellodendron amurense (PA) and its major alkaloid compound, berberine (BER), improved memory defects caused by administering scopolamine in rats . (bvsalud.org)
  • A compound called berberine is one of the most effective natural supplements available. (healthline.com)
  • Berberine is a compound that can be extracted from several different plants. (healthline.com)
  • They treated human promyelocytic leukemia cells with berberine, then examined the antiproliferative activity of the compound. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine is a bright yellow compound which is used as a natural dye. (progressivehealth.com)
  • The structure of compound (IV) formed by the action of concentrated sulfuric acid on perforine and haplophyllidine has been established, and thus unambiguously confirms the structures proposed previously for these alkaloids. (springer.com)
  • Ni, L. Extraction of berberine from rhizome of Coptis chinensis Franch using supercritical fluid extraction. (eurekaselect.com)
  • The yellow color of the rhizome is largely due to the high alkaloid content and it has been used as a dye as well as a traditional Chinese herbal remedy. (gaiaherbs.com)
  • The dried rhizome and roots with not more than 2 p.c. stems and leaves, nor 2 p.c. other foreign organic matter, yielding not less than 2.5 p.c. ether-soluble alkaloids, or more than 3 p.c. of acid-insoluble ash. (chestofbooks.com)
  • We suggested that one of possible mechanisms of anti-bacterial activity of berberine may be based on the production of interleukin (IL)-12. (elsevier.com)
  • The anti-fungal activity of berberine could also be expressed as half-inhibitory concentration IC 50 , i.e., 50% effective in this inhibition. (springer.com)
  • He, F. Neuropharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of berberine: A review of recent research. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Due to the beneficial properties of berberine, the researchers believe that this phytonutrient is a promising multi-potent agent against Alzheimer's. (naturalnews.com)
  • A plant group in our materia medica contains the isoquinoline alkaloid berberine or other protoberberines, which are primarily found within the plant families Berberidaceae and Ranunculaceae. (ndnr.com)
  • In vitro antioxidant studies on the benzyl tetra isoquinoline alkaloid berberine. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • the opium alkaloids are sometimes called "phenanthrenes," for example), or by the plants or animals they were isolated from. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • pharmacy) An alkaloid contained in opium , occurring as fine white, silky crystals , slightly soluble in water, used as a substitute for morphine . (yourdictionary.com)
  • Molecular characterization of berberine bridge enzyme genes from opium poppy. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • Those with oxygen atoms are crystalline, such as berberine. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Canadine is orange.Color: IIThe majority of alkaloids are colorless but some are colored e.g.Condition: Most alkaloids are crystalline solids. (scribd.com)
  • 8 An in vitro study 9 showed susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to the isoquinoline alkaloids in H canadensis . (ndnr.com)
  • Anti-bacterial activity of Coptis chinensis and berberine on Helicobacter pylori in vitro . (springer.com)
  • The herb seems to have synergistic antibacterial activity over berberine in vitro, possibly due to efflux pump inhibitory activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Berberine alone has weak antibiotic activity in vitro since many microorganisms actively export it from the cell (although a whole herb is likely to work on the immune system as well as on attacking the microbes and hence have a stronger clinical effect than the antibiotic activity alone would suggest). (wikipedia.org)
  • 40 Berberine is bactericidal against Vibrio cholera at concentrations of 35mcg/mL, and against Staphylococcus aureus at 50mcg/mL. 41 Berberine sulfate has been shown to possess antimicrobial activity against gram positive and gram negative organisms in vitro through inhibition of RNA and protein synthesis. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Berberine sulfate has been shown to possess antimicrobial activity against protozoal organisms in vitro through inhibition of RNA and protein synthesis. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • 41 In vitro, a methanol extract of berberine has demonstrated parasiticidal activity against T. vaginalis, G. lamblia, and E. histolytica . (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • 42 Subsequent in vitro study has found that berberine sulfate (1mg/mL) causes nuclear chromatin clumping in E. histolytica after 24 hours of exposure, irregular shaped vacuoles in G. lamblia after three hours of incubation, and an increased number of autophagic vacuoles in T. vaginalis . (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • In vitro study has demonstrated the ability of berberine to completely inhibit the growth of promastigotes at a concentration of 5mcg/mL, possibly by inhibiting endogenous respiration of the organism and inhibiting nucleic acid and protein synthesis. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • 44 Subsequent study has shown berberine chloride to interact with Leishmania donovani nuclear DNA, inhibiting the multiplication of amastigotes in macrophage culture in vitro and decreasing parasitic load in animals. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Berberine significantly inhibited the transformation of lymphocytes, despite the presence of known mitogens in vitro , as measured by [ 3 H]thymidine uptake by lymphocytes. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • In Vitro Culture and the Production of Canthinone Alkaloids and Other Secondary Metabolites. (booktopia.com.au)
  • In Vitro Culture and the Production of Emiline and Other Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids. (booktopia.com.au)
  • XVII Nandina domestica (Heavenly Bamboo): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Jatrorrizine, Berberine, and Other Alkaloids. (booktopia.com.au)
  • XXV Thermopsis lupinoides (Japanese Name' sendai-hagi'): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Lupin Alkaloids. (booktopia.com.au)
  • Berberine, a naturally occurring isoquinoline alkaloid, has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory and antitumor properties in some in vitro systems. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Here, we report that in vitro treatment of androgen-insensitive (DU145 and PC-3) and androgen-sensitive (LNCaP) prostate cancer cells with berberine inhibited cell proliferation and induced cell death in a dose-dependent (10-100 μmol/L) and time-dependent (24-72 hours) manner. (aacrjournals.org)
  • In vitro treatment of human prostate carcinoma cells with berberine inhibits the proliferation potential and induces cell death in a dose- and time-dependent manner. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Some early research suggests that taking 400 mg of berberine sulfate can decrease diarrhea in people with certain bacterial infectionsE. (webmd.com)
  • Berberine sulfate administered subcutaneously to the ears of mice in doses of 4-8mg/kg has significantly inhibited xylene-induced swelling. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Berberine, a major alkaloidal component of Coptidis Rhizoma, has antibacterial activity, anti-inflammatory effect, antitumor and antimotility actions. (elsevier.com)
  • Castanospermine (CAST) is an alkaloid from the Castanospermum australe, known as an anti-inflammatory agent and immunosuppressant in animal experiments. (bireme.br)
  • In recent years, such natural molecules as polyphenols, alkaloids, and saponins have been shown to have a neuroprotective effect due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. (elsevier.es)
  • Berberine is bright yellow and somewhat bitter, and has long been used in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects. (anniesremedy.com)
  • Berberine has been shown to possess anti-inflammatory activities in vivo ( 11 ) and preliminary studies have been conducted to determine its anticarcinogenic activity in skin ( 12 ). (aacrjournals.org)
  • Its beneficial proper ties are attributed to its alkaloids, especially berberine. (vitadigest.com)
  • Canadine, which is a structural analogue of berberine, showed little interaction with RET G-quadruplex and also had no effect on RET expression in MTC TT cells. (elsevier.com)
  • Conclusion: Berberine is a potent oral hypoglycemic agent with a good effect on lipid metabolism. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Berberine was able to control blood sugar and lipid metabolism as effectively as metformin, with researchers describing it as a "potent oral hypoglycemic agent. (mkexpress.net)
  • This result indicates that these alkaloids may be a potent source of AChE inhibitors. (mdpi.com)
  • Berberine is a potent natural product that offers plenty of health benefits. (naturalnews.com)
  • Our Berberine supplement helps you achieve optimal levels of this potent plant alkaloid with fewer capsules per day. (valshawcross.com)
  • Coptisine is an isoquinoline alkaloid with a structure that is very similar to those of berberine and palmatine. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Selective regulation of multidrug resistance protein in vascular smooth muscle cells by the isoquinoline alkaloid coptisine. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Berberine occurs in the range of 4-8%, followed by palmatine, coptisine and berberastine. (gaiaherbs.com)
  • Study on membrane injury mechanism of total alkaloids and berberine from Coptidis Rhizoma on Aeromonas hydrophila]. (nih.gov)
  • Berberine alkaloids in Coptis have been researched for their influence on microbes in animal tissues. (gaiaherbs.com)
  • Also, taking 150 mg of berberine hydrochloride three times per day seems to speed up recovery time for people with diarrhea when added to some standard treatments. (webmd.com)
  • Berberine Hydrochloride is an alkaloid derived from goldthread, bark of cork tree and other plants. (alibaba.com)
  • Recently usage of anti-arrhythmic was found .Berberine Hydrochloride has effect on intestinal infections, bacillary dysentery. (alibaba.com)
  • Berberine and its NPs were evaluated for their antibacterial activity. (dovepress.com)
  • berberine inhibits the adherence of S. pyogenes to epithelial cells possibly by immobilizing fibronectin and hexadecane at concentrations below the MIC. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Treatment of nonneoplastic human prostate epithelial cells (PWR-1E) with berberine under identical conditions did not significantly affect their viability. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The effectiveness of berberine in checking the growth of androgen-insensitive, as well as androgen-sensitive, prostate cancer cells without affecting the growth of normal prostate epithelial cells indicates that it may be a promising candidate for prostate cancer therapy. (aacrjournals.org)
  • literally "yellow thread") and related species used as its substitutes have about 4-8% berberine, while Phellodendron amurense bark ( huangbo , literally "yellow bo ," where bo is this particular type of tree) has about half as much, at 2-4% berberine. (itmonline.org)
  • Within these plants, the berberine alkaloid can be found in the stem, bark, roots, and rhizomes (rootlike subterranean stems) of the plants. (mkexpress.net)
  • 3 Phytochemical analysis of this plant has reported some known alkaloids in the bark and roots, including (-)-asimilobine, liriodenine, (-)-anonaine, (-)-norliridinine (-)-scoulerine, 4 and cleistopholine. (dovepress.com)
  • Natural sources of drugs, such as paclitaxel ( Taxus brevifolia ) and Vinca alkaloids, are examples for the value of traditionally used plants for modern drug development. (hindawi.com)
  • Vinca alkaloids: vinblastine, vincristine. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • 23] these are called vinca alkaloids. (scribd.com)
  • Chemical structure of berberine. (itmonline.org)
  • In enzymology, a columbamine oxidase (EC is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction 2 columbamine + O2 ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons } 2 berberine + 2 H2O Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are columbamine and O2, whereas its two products are berberine and H2O. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chemical structure of ephedrine, a phenethylamine alkaloid. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The tolC mutant was shown to be defective in the efflux of berberine, a model antimicrobial plant chemical. (asm.org)
  • Dicots are more rich in alkaloids than Monocots. (scribd.com)
  • Families rich in Alkaloids: Apocynaceae. (scribd.com)
  • Berberine, a natural plant alkaloid, is usually used as an antibiotic drug. (nih.gov)
  • However, berberine does not seem to enhance the effects of the antibiotic tetracycline in treating diarrhea related to cholera infection. (webmd.com)
  • Their topics include genetic and cellular multiple drug resistance in a diagnostic and therapeutic strategy in acute leukemia in children and adults, herb-drug interactions and implication in drug monitoring, bacteriophage therapies and enzybiotics as novel solutions to antibiotic resistance, nutrition and tuberculosis, reversing multidrug resistance by the isoquinoline alkaloid glaucine, and finding the genetic solution for cancer in the mechanism of taxol cytotoxicity. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Evidence of the antimicrobial activity of plants containing berberine alkaloids can be found throughout the literature. (ndnr.com)
  • Seven alkaloids were isolated from the roots, shoots and leaves of B. vulgaris (collected from Tashkent). (eurekamag.com)
  • Extracts from plants containing toxic alkaloids, such as aconitine and tubocurarine, were used since antiquity for poisoning arrows. (scribd.com)
  • Anti-microbial effect of four alkaloids from Coptidis rhizoma . (springer.com)
  • Comparison of Helicobacter pylori Urease Inhibition by Rhizoma Coptidis, Cortex Phellodendri and Berberine: Mechanisms of Interaction with the Sulfhydryl Group. (nih.gov)
  • Lipopolysaccharide increased the acute toxicity of the Rhizoma coptidis extract in mice by increasing the systemic exposure to Rhizoma coptidis alkaloids. (nih.gov)
  • There is a long and continuous history of herbal medication use to treat diabetes in China where considerable research presents a strong case that Rhizoma coptidis (which contains berberine as its major constituent) can help those with T2D by reducing glucose activities and decreasing bad lipids. (life-enhancement.com)
  • Several studies 10-13 demonstrated inhibition of growth and activity by berberine against a group of protozoan organisms, including Entamoeba histolytica , Giardia lamblia , Blastocystis hominis , and the protozoa that causes Chagas disease, Trypanosoma cruzi . (ndnr.com)
  • Table 2 CYP inhibition screening results organized according to the isoquinoline alkaloid subgroups. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The berberine-induced inhibition of proliferation of DU145, PC-3, and LNCaP cells was associated with G 1 -phase arrest, which in DU145 cells was associated with inhibition of expression of cyclins D1, D2, and E and cyclin-dependent kinase (Cdk) 2, Cdk4, and Cdk6 proteins, increased expression of the Cdk inhibitory proteins (Cip1/p21 and Kip1/p27), and enhanced binding of Cdk inhibitors to Cdk. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The addition of berberine with a concentration of 10 −5 M to the culture media resulted in an inhibition of interleukin-8 production of rectal mucosa. (aspetjournals.org)
  • Recent clinical trials have yielded conflicting results as to which of the disease organisms causing intestinal symptoms are responsive to berberine (1, 2). (itmonline.org)
  • In animal studies, berberine has been shown to decrease abnormally high concentrations of fats and lipids in the blood by promoting the excretion of cholesterol from the liver and inhibiting the intestinal absorption of cholesterol. (mkexpress.net)
  • Berberine also supports production of immunoglobulin (IgM), which is critical to intestinal defense. (earthturns.com)
  • Seedlings of various ages (0-14 days old) were analyzed for their dopamine, thebaine, morphinan alkaloid immunoreactivity, and benzophenanthridine alkaloid levels. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Treatment of type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia with the natural plant alkaloid berberine. (nih.gov)
  • Xanthorhiza simplicissima is a southern plant, used extensively in similar applications as the other berberine-containing plants. (ndnr.com)
  • Some practitioners consider this plant to be the most effective because it has a higher berberine content. (ndnr.com)
  • This time we want to focus our attention on clinical studies about berberine, and mate plant, so the aim of this review is to evaluate berberine and mate plant efficacy and safety in humans. (eurekaselect.com)
  • The present article reviews the potential efficacy of plant-derived alkaloids, which possess potential therapeutic effects against several NDDs including Alzheimer's disease (AD), Huntington disease (HD), Parkinson's disease (PD), Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, and stroke. (ijbs.com)
  • Alkaloids are mainly involved in the plant defense against herbivores and pathogens. (frontiersin.org)
  • An alkaloid is, strictly speaking, an amine that is produced by a plant . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Strychnos nux-vomica L.).[5] If several alkaloids are extracted from one plant then their names often contain suffixes 'idine', 'anine', 'aline', 'inine' etc. (scribd.com)
  • This plant is rich in isoquinoline alkaloids. (dovepress.com)
  • The whole plant contains a range of alkaloids like chelerythrinet. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • A separate study found that the combined administration of red yeast rice - well-known for its ability to lower cholesterol naturally - and berberine may provide a broader range of cholesterol protection with a lower risk of severe adverse effects compared to prescription statin therapy. (mkexpress.net)
  • However, one of the main actions of berberine is to activate an enzyme inside cells called AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) ( 5 ). (healthline.com)
  • This enzyme is also called berberine synthase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various studies have shown that berberine can dramatically reduce blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes . (naturalnews.com)
  • Many studies have shown that berberine can reduce levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, at the same time, increasing high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol levels. (naturalnews.com)
  • Preliminary studies have also shown that berberine may have benefits against depression , fatty liver, heart failure, and infections. (naturalnews.com)
  • There's evidence that berberine may help lower high LDL, total cholesterol, and high blood pressure levels. (mkexpress.net)
  • There is early evidence that berberine can help lower cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol. (webmd.com)
  • This review attempts to summarize the current state of knowledge regarding the therapeutic potential of berberine against neurodegenerative diseases, with a focus on the molecular mechanisms that underlie its effects on Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Berberine affects the body at the molecular level, and has a variety of functions inside cells. (healthline.com)
  • Alkaloids are usually classified by their common molecular feat, based on the metabolic pathway used to construct the molecule. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • According to studies, berberine can make changes within cells by binding to different "molecular targets" and changing their functions. (naturalnews.com)
  • The present study was undertaken to investigate the therapeutic potential of norisoboldine, the major isoquinoline alkaloid present in Radix Linderae, in collagen II -induced arthritis (CIA) of mice as well as the possible mechanisms. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • For the study, the research team looked at the subcellular localization and the apoptotic mechanisms of berberine. (naturalnews.com)
  • Biochemistry of the Formation of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Root Cultures. (booktopia.com.au)
  • The glucose disposal rate was increased after berberine treatment (P = 0.037), although no significant change was found between berberine and placebo groups (P = 0.063). (nih.gov)
  • Berberine is found in several plants around the world. (naturalnews.com)
  • Berberine has been found in previous studies to increase the number of A. muciniphila in the gut. (naturalnews.com)
  • In one study, berberine was found to help lower blood glucose. (mkexpress.net)
  • The research team found that after five to 15 minutes of treatment, berberine exhibited powerful antiproliferative activity in the cells. (naturalnews.com)
  • Cytisine, a tricyclic quinolizidine alkaloid found in Baptisia, Cytisus, Laburnum , and Sophora species, has nicotinelike effects on the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and the central nervous system (CNS). (medscape.com)
  • These two alkaloids are also found in other genera. (medscape.com)
  • But recently, researchers from Hong Kong and Macau found another use for berberine. (naturalnews.com)
  • They found that in multiple animal models with memory defects, berberine treatment resulted in significant improvements. (naturalnews.com)
  • There are many alkaloid substances that are found in prickly poppy. (gardeningcentral.org)
  • Berberine has been found by researchers to be very effective in destroying bacterial infection. (ayurvediccure.com)
  • This way, not only does berberine help improve digestion and metabolism, but it also helps lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes. (naturalnews.com)
  • Additional studies have also indicated that berberine improves glucose uptake and lipid metabolism disorders. (mkexpress.net)
  • A study published in the journal Metabolism showed that berberine reduced serum cholesterol along with triglyceride levels in type 2 diabetic patients. (mkexpress.net)
  • Pretreatment with the pan-caspase inhibitor z-VAD-fmk partially, but significantly, blocked the berberine-induced apoptosis, as also confirmed by the comet assay analysis of DNA fragmentation, suggesting that berberine-induced apoptosis of human prostate cancer cells is mediated primarily through the caspase-dependent pathway. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Berberine induces apoptosis in SW620 human colonic carcinoma cells through generation of reactive oxygen species and activation of JNK/p38 MAPK and FasL. (springer.com)
  • Club moss (Lycopodiaceae) species are well-known to be a rich source of Lycopodium alkaloids possessing a complex heterocyclic ring system and wide ranging biological properties that have attracted great interest from biogenetic, synthetic, and biological perspectives [ 9 , 10 , 11 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • Lupinus species contain sparteine, a tetracyclic quinolizidine alkaloid, and lupinine, a bicyclical quinolizidine alkaloid. (medscape.com)
  • Lupinus species are broadly divided into bitter lupins, which contain high levels of alkaloids in their seeds, and sweet lupins, which contain lower levels of alkaloids and are cultivated for human consumption. (medscape.com)
  • 1 , 7 , 2 The rhizomes contain approximately 3-7% total alkaloid. (sigmaaldrich.com)