Vol 23, No 12 (December 2002): Acta Pharmacologica Sinica

Original Article

Tetrandrine and related bis-benzylisoquinoline alkaloids from medicinal herbs: cardiovascular effects and mechanisms of action. Pages:1057-1068
Chiu-Yin KWAN, FI ACHIKE
Effects of tetrandrine on cardiovascular electrophysiologic properties. Pages:1069-1074
Wei-Xing YAO, Ming-Xing JIANG
Effects of tetrandrine on cardiac and vascular remodeling. Pages:1075-1085
Man-Ren RAO
Cardiovascular pharmacological effects of bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloid derivatives. Pages:1086-1092
Jia-Qing QIAN
Immunomodulatory effects and mechanisms of plant alkaloid tetrandrine in autoimmune diseases. Pages:1093-1101
Jenn-Haung LAI
Potential role of tetrandrine in cancer therapy. Pages:1102-1106
Yu-Jen CHEN
Pharmacological actions of tetrandrine in inflammatory pulmonary diseases. Pages:1107-1113
Qiang-Min XIE, Hhui-Fang TANG, Ji-Qiang CHEN, Ru-Lian BIAN
Effects of tetrandrine on smooth muscle contraction induced by mediators in pulmonary hypertension. Pages:1114-1120
Huai-Liang WANG, Xin-Hua ZHANG, Tian-Hui CHANG
Effect of tetrandrine on free intracellular calcium in cultured calf basilar artery smooth muscle cells. Pages:1121-1126
Bin WANG, Ji-Gao XIAO
Morinda citrifolia (Noni): a literature review and recent advances in Noni research. Pages:1127-1141
Mian-Ying WANG, Brett J WEST, C Jarakae JENSEN, Diane NOWICKI, Chen SU, Afa K PALU, Gary ANDERSON
Effects of natural products on ischemic heart diseases and cardiovascular system. Pages:1142-1151
Jian SUN, Benny KH TAN, Shan-Hong HUANG, Matthew WHITEMAN, Yi-Zhun ZHU
Effect of Korea red ginseng on cerebral blood flow and superoxide production. Pages:1152-1156
Cuk-Seong KIM, Jin Bong PARK, Kwang-Jin KIM, Seok Jong CHANG, Sung-Woo RYOO, Byeong Hwa JEON
Protective effects of trilinolein extracted from panax notoginseng against cardiovascular disease. Pages:1157-1162
Paul CHAN, G Neil THOMAS, Brian TOMLINSON
Contents of four active components in different commercial crude drugs and preparations of danshen (Salvia miltiorrhiza). Pages:1163-1168
Hui ZHANG, Chen YU, Jing-Ying JIA, Susan Wai Sum LEUNG, Yao Loong SIOW, Ricky Ying Keung MAN, Da-Yuan ZHU
Are herbal medicinal products less teratogenic than Western pharmaceutical products. Pages:1169-1172
Kwok-Yin LEUNG, Yuk-Ping LEE, Ho-Yee CHAN, Chin-Peng LEE, Marry Hoi-Yin TANG
Effects of Kampo medicine, keishi-ka shakuyaku-to (TJ-60) on alteration of diacylglycerol metabolism in gastrointestinal smooth muscle of diabetic rats. Pages:1173-1180
Koji NOBE, Kazutaka MOMOSE, Yasushi SAKAI
Increase of insulin sensitivity in diabetic rats received die-huang-wan, a herbal mixture used in Chinese traditional medicine. Pages:1181-1187
Yang-Chang WU, Jen-Hao HSU, I-Min LIU, Shorong-Shii LIOU, Hui-Chen SU, Juei-Tang CHENG
(-)epicatechin induces and modulates endothelium-dependent relaxation in isolated rat mesenteric artery rings. Pages:1188-1192
Zhen-Yu CHEN, Xiao-Qiang YAO, Franky Leung CHAN, Chi-Wai LAU, Yu HUANG
Huperzine B protects rat pheochromocytoma cells against oxygen-glucose deprivation-induced injury. Pages:1193-1198
Zhi-Fei WANG, Jin ZHOU, Xi-Can TANG
Importance of blood pressure variability in organ protection in spontaneously hypertensive rats treated with combination of nitrendipine and atenolol. Pages:1199-1204
He-Hui XIE, Chao-Yu MIAO, Jian-Guo LIU, Ding-Feng SU