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dc.contributor.authorZhang, Weizhe
dc.contributor.authorHou, Jingang
dc.contributor.authorYan, Xiaotong
dc.contributor.authorLeng, Jing
dc.contributor.authorLi, Rongyan
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Jing
dc.contributor.authorXing, Jingjing
dc.contributor.authorChen, Chen
dc.contributor.authorWang, Zi
dc.contributor.authorLi, Wei
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-09T23:50:46Z
dc.date.available2019-09-09T23:50:46Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn2072-6643en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/nu10091328en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/387129
dc.description.abstractAlthough cisplatin is a potent chemotherapeutic agent against cancers, its clinical application is seriously limited by its severe side effects of nephrotoxicity. Previous studies reported that saponins isolated from the roots of Platycodon grandiflorum (PGS) exerted protective effects in various animal models of renal injury, with no confirmation on cisplatin-induced injury. This study was designed to investigate the protective effect of PGS (15 and 30 mg/kg) on cisplatin-induced kidney injury in mice. The levels of serum creatinine (CRE) and blood urea nitrogen (BUN), and renal histopathology demonstrated the protective effect of PGS against cisplatin-induced kidney injury. PGS exerted anti-inflammation effects via suppressing nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-κB) activation and alleviating the cisplatin-induced increase in inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), and interleukin-1β (IL-1β) in kidney tissues. The expressions of phosphorylation of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/protein kinase B and its downstream apoptotic factors, such as Bcl-2 and caspase families were regulated by PGS in a dose-dependent manner. In conclusion, PGS exerted kidney protection effects against cisplatin-induced kidney injury by inhibiting the activation of NF-κB and regulating PI3K/Akt/apoptosis signaling pathways in mice.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherMDPIen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1328-1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto1328-16en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue9en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalNutrientsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume10en_US
dc.subject.keywordsScience & Technologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordsLife Sciences & Biomedicineen_US
dc.subject.keywordsNutrition & Dieteticsen_US
dc.subject.keywordsPlatycodon grandiflorum saponinsen_US
dc.subject.keywordscisplatinen_US
dc.titlePlatycodon grandiflorum Saponins Ameliorate Cisplatin-Induced Acute Nephrotoxicity through the NF-B-Mediated Inflammation and PI3K/Akt/Apoptosis Signaling Pathwaysen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articlesen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationZhang, W; Hou, J; Yan, X; Leng, J; Li, R; Zhang, J; Xing, J; Chen, C; Wang, Z; Li, W, Platycodon grandiflorum Saponins Ameliorate Cisplatin-Induced Acute Nephrotoxicity through the NF-B-Mediated Inflammation and PI3K/Akt/Apoptosis Signaling Pathways, Nutrients, 2018, 10 (9), pp. 1328-1 - 1328-16en_US
dcterms.dateAccepted2018-09-14
dcterms.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en_US
dc.date.updated2019-09-09T23:48:03Z
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