Chi-Ming Liu

Chi-Ming Liu
Tzu Hui Institute of Technology · Department of Nursing

Doctor of Philosophy

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6-Gingerol is a bioactive compound isolated from Zingiber officinale. 6-Gingerol has been shown to have anticancer effects in numerous types of cancer cell. The mechanisms underlying the anticancer effect of 6-Gingerol in prostate cancer requires investigation. In the present study, the effect on cell viability of 6-Gingerol on LNCaP, PC3 and DU145...
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Cancer is a serious healthy issue worldwide and cause death to human. Drug resistance is a key factor for the successful treatment of various types of cancers. Phytochemicals have many pharmacological activities with low side effects. Several phytochemicals have been tested in clinical trials as chemosensitizers or anticancer drugs with low side ef...
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Neferine, liensinine, and isoliensinine are bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloids extracted from seed-embryos of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. In this study, we evaluated the anticancer activities and mechanism of action of these natural products in prostate cancer cells by MTT, wound healing, ELISA and Western blotting. Neferine, liensinine, and isoliensinin...
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Cinnamopyrone (1), a new cinnamomum 2-pyrone, has been isolated from the roots of Cinnamomum macrostemon (Lauraceae). The structure was characterized and identified by spectral analysis.
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Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is rich in fish oil with many pharmacological impacts such as anti-inflammation and anti-cancer activities. In the present study, we aimed to investigate the inhibitory effects of DHA on the invasion and inflammation in prostate cancer cells. The cytotoxicity of DHA with or without lipopolysaccharides (LPS) treatment was...
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Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are a well-known family of pattern recognition receptors that play an important role in a host immune system. TLR triggering leads to the induction of pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines, driving the activation of both innate and adaptive immunity. Recently, an increasing number studies have shown the link between T...
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Background: Exposure to carbon black nanoparticles (CBNPs), a well-known industrial production, promotes pulmonary toxicity through inflammation and oxidative stress. Recent studies show that some polyphenols exert their antioxidant properties through regulation of protein kinase C-α (PKC-α) and NADPH oxidase (Nox) signaling. Resveratrol, a dietar...
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Background: The Chinese herbal formula Liuwei dihuang (LWDH), composed of dihuang (Rehmannia glutinosa), shanyao (Dioscorea opposite), shanzhuyu (Cornus officinalis), zexie (Alisma orientalis), hoelen (Poria cocos) and mudanpi (Paeonia suffruticosa), is a widely used traditional Chinese medicine for neurosis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Our previou...
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Ginger has many bioactive compounds with pharmacological activities. However, few studies are known about these bioactive compounds activity in chemoresistant cells. The aim of the present study was to investigate the anticancer properties of ginger phytochemicals in docetaxel-resistant human prostate cancer cells in vitro. In this study, we isolat...
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the anti-cancer effects of compounds obtained from the plant Leucaena leucocephala in human chronic myelogenous leukaemia, prostate, liver, tongue, lung, melanoma, gastric and colon adenocarcinoma cancer cell lines. The data from the chemical analyses has identified 14 compounds belonging to prenols, ster...
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One new chromone, 5,7-dihydroxy-8-methoxychromone (1), was isolated from the peels of Citrus reticulata (Rutaceae), together with two polymethoxyflavones, 5,6,7,8,3′,4′-hexamethoxyflavone (2) and 5,6,7,8,4′-pentamethoxyflavone (3). The structure of 1 was characterized and identified by spectral analysis.
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KMUP-1 (7-[2-[4-(2-chlorophenyl)piperazinyl]ethyl]-1,3-dimethylxanthine) is a xanthine-based derivative. It has soluble guanylyl-cyclase activation and K(+) -channel opening activity. Effects of this compound on ion currents in pituitary GH3 cells were investigated in this study. The aim of this study was to evaluate effects of KMUP-1 on the amplit...
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Seven compounds were extracted and purified from the roots of Michelia compressa var. lanyuensis. These compounds are liriodenine, (-)-N-acetylanonaine, pressalanine A, p-dihydroxybenzaldehyde, 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid, (-)-bornesitol and β-sitostenone. These compounds were screened for anti-proliferation and anti-tyrosinase activities in B16F10 c...
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Twelve compounds, including three flavonoids, 5-hydroxy-4¢,7- dimethoxyflavone (1) [22], luteolin-7,3¢,4¢-trimethyl ether (2) and 5,3¢- dihydroxy-7,4¢-dimethoxyflavone (3), five benzenoids, methylparaben (4), vanillic acid (5), p-hydroxybenzoic acid (6), syringic acid (7), and isovanillic acid (8) and four steroids, b-sitosterol (9), stigmasterol (...
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a common disease in older men. The symptoms of BPH is urination frequency, frequent night urination and a sense of urgency. Herbal medicine is commonly used as a treatment for BPH. Herbs and natural products are acceptable for improving quality of life or adjuvant use in Western countries. In this review articl...
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Fifteen compounds were extracted and purified from the leaves of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. cv. Rosa-plena. These compounds include liriodenine (1), lysicamine (2), (-)-anonaine (3), (-)-asimilobine (4), (-)-caaverine (5), (-)-N-methylasimilobine (6), (-)-nuciferine (7), (-)-nornuciferine (8), (-)-roemerine (9), 7-hydroxydehydronuciferine (10) cephar...
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Background and Purpose Regulation of the homeostasis of vascular endothelium is critical for the processes of vascular remodeling and angiogenesis under physiological and pathological conditions. Urotensin II (U-II), a potent vasoactive peptide, participates in vascular and myocardial remodeling after injury. We investigated the protective effect o...
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Sixteen compounds were extracted and purified from the leaves of Liriodendron tulipifera. These compounds include aporphines, oxoaporphine, coumarin, sesquiterpene lactone, benzenoids, cyclitol and steroids. (+)-Norstephalagine (2) (an aporphine) and scopoletin (8) (a coumarin) were isolated from Liriodendron tulipifera leaves from the first time....
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Several species of Magnoliaceae and Annonaceae are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. (-)-Anonaine, isolated from several species of Magnoliaceae and Annonaceae, presents antiplasmodial, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidation, anticancer, antidepression, and vasorelaxant activity. This article provides an overview of the pharmacological functi...
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Objectives To investigate whether 7-[2-[4-(2-chlorophenyl) piperazinyl] ethyl]-1,3-di-methylxanthine (KMUP-1) inhibits the effects of testosterone on the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia and sensitizes prostate contraction. MethodsA benign prostatic hyperplasia animal model was established by subcutaneous injections of testosterone (3mg/...
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Aging populations with neurodegenerative disorders will gradually become a greater problem for society. Serum deprivation-induced cell death is recognized as one of the standard models for the study of neurotoxicity. Increasing evidence indicates that cGMP/PKG pathway may play a rescue role in serum deprivation-induced toxicity. The aim of this stu...
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KMUP-1 has been suggested to be beneficial in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. This study is aimed to further investigate whether KMUP-1 and doxazosin prevent from prostate cancer cell growth via androgen-dependent and -independent pathway in vivo and in vitro. KMUP-1 was measured the activity on proliferation, apoptosis and cell cycl...
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Many herbal medicines and dietary supplements sold as aids to improve memory or treat neurodegenerative diseases or have other favorable effects on the CNS contain a catechol or similar 1,2-dihydroxy aromatic moiety in their structure. As an approach to isolate and examine the neuroprotective properties of catechols, a simple catechol 4-t-Butylcate...
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Soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC)/cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)/protein kinase G (PKG) and Rho kinase (ROCK2) pathways are important in the regulation of prostate smooth muscle tone. This study is aimed to examine the relaxation activities of a sGC activator and PDE5A/ROCK2 inhibitor KMUP-1 in rat prostate and associated anti-proliferation act...
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Helicobacter pylori infection leads to gastroduodenal inflammation, peptic ulceration, gastric lymphoma and gastric cancer. Certain herbal remedies have been used to treat gastric disease. In this study, we examined the anti-inflammatory effect of San-Huang-Xie-Xin-Tang (SHXT) and its main component baicalin on Helicobacter pylori-infected human ga...
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Capsaicin, a pungent ingredient found in red pepper, has long been used in spices, food additives, and drugs. Cell death induced by the binding of capsaicin was examined in a human gastric adenocarcinoma cell line (AGS cells). By using XTT-based cytotoxicity assay, flow cytometry using the TUNEL method, and quantitation of DNA fragmentation, both c...

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