Isolation and hypoglycemic activity of panaxans I, J, K and L, glycans of Panax ginseng roots

Yoshiteru Oshima, Chohachi Konno, Hiroshi Hikino

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Abstract

From an aqueous extract of the Oriental crude drug "ninjin" (ginseng), Panax ginseng roots from Korea, four glycans, panaxans I, J, K and L, have been isolated. These components remarkably reduced blood sugar levels in normal and alloxan-induced hyperglycemic mice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-259
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Ethnopharmacology
Volume14
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery

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