aristolochic acid


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aristolochic acid

[ə¦ris·tə¦läk·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C17H11NO7 Crystals in the form of shiny brown leaflets that decompose at 281-286°C; soluble in alcohol, chloroform, acetone, ether, acetic acid, and aniline; used as an aromatic bitter. Also known as aristolochine.
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They used several search engines to include all publications that are about or refer to aristolochic acid and Chinese herbal nephropathy and identified 42 different case studies and one trial relating to the management of the disease.
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The results of the analysis clearly indicated the presence of aristolochic acid in 2 of the 6 Chinese herbs prescribed, compatible with the diagnosis of Chinese herb nephropathy (CHN).
Nevertheless, using the program PASS, we provide SAR activities two most known nitro aromatic compounds such as aristolochic acid 1 (118) aristolochic acid II (119).
The aristolochic acid is a plant compound contained in herbal remedies used for thousands of years to treat a variety of ailments like arthritis, gout and inflammation.
Later, at the University of Mississippi presentation, he singled out bitter orange (citrus aurantium), aristolochic acid and usinic acid as ingredients, which FDA would more closely examine in the near future.
She was one of two patients previously reported to have suffered kidney failure after using Chinese remedies containing aristolochic acid.
It contains aristolochic acid, which is toxic to kidneys and carcinogenic in animal studies.
The scientists reviewed worldwide cases of aristolochic acid nephropathy (N) - a type of kidney failure caused by the intake of these acids.
The aristolochic acid of MCR was authenticated by using the aristolochic acid (SIGMA, USA) which contains 40% of aristolochic acid 1 (AA-I) as a standard.
The herb contains aristolochic acid I (AA-I), which has recently caused several incidents of poisoning in Hong Kong.
The wells containing the high concentration of sugar water were laced with different bitter compounds, including quinine, caffeine, strychnine and aristolochic acid.