Cecilie Sogn Nergard
Affiliation: University of Oslo
Nergard C, Diallo D, Michaelsen T, Malterud K, Kiyohara H, Matsumoto T, et al
. Isolation, partial characterisation and immunomodulating activities of polysaccharides from Vernonia kotschyana Sch. Bip. ex Walp. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004;91:141-52 pubmed
..Some activity was also observed on macrophages. The present study may provide additional support for the popular use of this plant to improve intestinal health...
Nergard C, Diallo D, Inngjerdingen K, Michaelsen T, Matsumoto T, Kiyohara H, et al
. Medicinal use of Cochlospermum tinctorium in Mali Anti-ulcer-, radical scavenging- and immunomodulating activities of polymers in the aqueous extract of the roots. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;96:255-69 pubmed
..This study shows that the polysaccharides are partly responsible for the bioactivities observed in vitro. Both polysaccharides and polyphenols may be responsible for the anti-ulcer activities observed...
Nergard C, Matsumoto T, Inngjerdingen M, Inngjerdingen K, Hokputsa S, Harding S, et al
. Structural and immunological studies of a pectin and a pectic arabinogalactan from Vernonia kotschyana Sch. Bip. ex Walp. (Asteraceae). Carbohydr Res. 2005;340:115-30 pubmed