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Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77(Posters (PO)), 238; doi:10.3797/scipharm.oephg.21.PO-39 (registering DOI)

Identification of LL-37 as a Molecular Target for Boswellic Acids

Pharmaceutical Institute, Eberhard Karls University, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, 72076, Tübingen, Germany
Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Goethe University, Max-von-Laue-Str. 9, 60438, Frankfurt, Germany
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Received: 16 April 2009 / Accepted: 16 April 2009 / Published: 16 April 2009
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Gum resin extracts of Boswellia serrata have been traditionally applied in folk medicine for the treatment of various inflammatory diseases. Analyses of these extracts identified a group of pentacyclic triterpenes, the boswellic acids (BAs), as active principles that might be responsible for some of the observed anti-inflammatory effects.[...]
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HENKEL, A.; TAUSCH, L.; WERZ, O. Identification of LL-37 as a Molecular Target for Boswellic Acids. Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77, 238.

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