Search for dissertations about: "Gynostemma pentaphyllum"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Gynostemma pentaphyllum.

  1. 1. Anti-diabetic effect of gynostemma pentaphyllum tea in type 2 diabetes

    Author : Thi Thanh Huyen Vu; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; herbal medicine;

    Abstract : Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is a major non-communicable disease and an important health burden worldwide, especially in the developing countries including Vietnam. Gynostemma pentaphyllum has been widely used in Vietnam as a herbal medicine for the prevention and treatment of T2D but the mechanism related to its effects is unknown. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of anti-diabetic effect of Vietnamese herbal drugs

    Author : Nguyen Khanh Hoa; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; G-protein; type 2 diabetes; phanoside; antidiabetic plant; hypoglycemic agent; insulin secretion; pancreatic islets; Gynostemma pentaphyllum; Anemarrhena asphodeloides; Angiopteris evecta;

    Abstract : he prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus is increasing in Vietnam as well as in other developing countries (China, Indian subcontinent, and Africa). Searching for hypoglycemic agents with origin from domestic herbals was considered as a useful way to find novel therapy of the disease. After treatment i.p. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory effects of medicinal plants in a type 2 diabetic animal model

    Author : Ezarul Faradianna Lokman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Type 2 diabetes;

    Abstract : Medicinal plants have been suggested since ancient times to be a good source of drugs for treating diabetes. The aims of this thesis were to identify the anti-diabetic effects and to understand further the mechanisms involved for two traditional plants, borapetol B (C1) isolated from Tinospora crispa, and Gynostemma pentaphyllum (GP), in diabetic rats. READ MORE

  4. 4. Isolation and characterization of regulatory peptides and bioactive compounds

    Author : Åke Norberg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Isolation of peptides and other bioactive compounds is an important and often necessary step to get the total information about their structures. This is demonstrated by a number of different characterizations in this thesis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on factors modulating glucose homeostasis in healthy and diabetic rats

    Author : Kamal Yassin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; glucose homeostasis;

    Abstract : Glucose is the most common substrate for energy metabolism. Despite the varying demands for glucose, the body needs to regulate its internal environment and maintain a constant and stable condition. Glucose homeostasis requires harmonized interaction between several tissues, achieving equilibrium between glucose output and uptake. READ MORE