Isoferulic acid as active principle from the rhizoma of Cimicifuga dahurica to lower plasma glucose in diabetic rats

I. M. Liu, Tzong Cherng Chi, Feng L. Hsu, Chieh F. Chen, Juei Tang Cheng

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Abstract

Isoferulic acid extracted from the rhizome of Cimicifuga dahurica Maxim. (Ranunculaceae) has been determined to have in vivo antihyperglycemic activity. An antihyperglycemic action of isoferulic acid in spontaneously diabetic rats, similar to type I diabetes, is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)712-714
Number of pages3
JournalPlanta Medica
Volume65
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1999

Keywords

  • Cimicifuga dahurica
  • Diabetic rats
  • Glucose challenge
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Isoferulic acid
  • Plasma glucose
  • Ranunculaceae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology

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