›› 2019, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (2): 203-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2019.02.018

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Advance in phytoestrogenic effects of psoralen

LI Hu-xiao, SONG Zhong-chen   

  1. Department of Periodontology, Shanghai Ninth Peoples Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine; National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases; Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology & Shanghai Research Institute of Stomatology, Shanghai 200011, China
  • Online:2019-02-28 Published:2019-03-19
  • Supported by:
    National Key Research and Development Program of China, 2017YFC0840100, 2017YFC0840110)。

Abstract: Psoralen is one of the effective ingredients extracted Chinese herbal medicine Psoralea corylifolia. Studies have found that psoralen has an estrogenic effect and can regulate the estrogen receptor. Psoralen can exert phytoestrogenic effects such as anti-tumor, anti-osteoporosis, anti-oxidation and protection of cardiovascular. This article reviewed the research progress of phytoestrogenic effects of psoralen.

Key words: psoralen, estrogen, phytoestrogens, estrogen receptor

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