Chemical synthesis and biological study of 4β-carboxymethyl- epiafzelechin acid, an osteoprotective compound from the rhizomes of Drynaria fortunei

Man Chun Law, Ka Chun Wong, Wai Yin Pang, Man Sau Wong, Tak Hang Chan

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The chemically synthesized active osteoprotective component 12 of Drynaria fortunei (kunze) J. Sm showed potent proliferative activity on UMR-106 osteoblast-like cells and selectively activate ERE-dependent gene transcription mediated by ERα but not ERβ.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)801-806
Number of pages6
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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