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Bing-Huei Chen  
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
Fu Jen University
Taipei
Taiwan

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Extraction, Structure and Bioactivities of the Polysaccharides from Fructus corni

Author(s): Yanfang Wu, Xinsheng Wang, Biao Shen, Lei Kang, Enguo Fan.

Abstract:

Plant-derived bioactive polysaccharides have a long history of application in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The polysaccharides of Fructus Corni, secondary metabolites from Cornus officinalis Sieb. Et Zucc, possess various pharmacological activities, including immune regulation, anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, and anti-aging effects. The present review is trying to summarize the extraction process of polysaccharides of Fructus Corni, structural features and related patents.

Keywords: Extraction, Fructus corni, patents, pharmacological activities, polysaccharides, FRUCTUS CORNI, Anti-Oxidant Activity, Anti-Tumor Activity, Anti-aging Effect.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2013
Page: [57 - 61]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/2212798411305010009