Isolation and hypoglycemic activity of Panaxans Q, R, S, T AND U, glycans of Panax ginseng roots

Konno Chohachi, Murakami Miki, Oshima Yoshiteru, Hikino Hiroshi

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Abstract

From a water extract of the Oriental crude drug "ninjin" (ginseng), Panax ginseng roots from Nagano, Japan, five glycans, panaxans Q, R, S, T and U, have been obtained. These constituents displayed marked hypoglycemic action in normal and alloxan-induced hyperglycemic mice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-74
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Ethnopharmacology
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Sep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery

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