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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193391/dihydromyricetin-inhibits-nlrp3-inflammasome-dependent-pyroptosis-by-activating-the-nrf2-signaling-pathway-in-vascular-endothelial-cells
#1
Qin Hu, Ting Zhang, Long Yi, Xi Zhou, Mantian Mi
Increasing evidence demonstrates that pyroptosis, pro-inflammatory programmed cell death, is linked to atherosclerosis; however, the underlying mechanisms remain to be elucidated. Dihydromyricetin (DHM), a natural flavonoid, was reported to exert anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory bioactivities. However, the effect of DHM on atherosclerosis-related pyroptosis has not been studied. In the present study, palmitic acid (PA) treatment led to pyroptosis in human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs), as evidenced by caspase-1 activation, LDH release, and propidium iodide-positive staining; enhanced the maturation and release of proinflammatory cytokine IL-1β and activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome; and markedly increased intracellular reactive oxygen species (ROS) and mitochondrial ROS (mtROS) levels...
November 29, 2017: BioFactors
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29160030/dihydromyricetin-enhances-glucose-uptake-by-inhibition-of-mek-erk-pathway-and-consequent-down-regulation-of-phosphorylation-of-ppar%C3%AE-in-3t3-l1-cells
#2
Lei Liu, Min Zhou, Hedong Lang, Yong Zhou, Mantian Mi
Accumulating evidence suggests that inhibition of mitogen-activated protein kinase signalling can reduce phosphorylation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) at serine 273, which mitigates obesity-associated insulin resistance and might be a promising treatment for type 2 diabetes. Dihydromyricetin (DHM) is a flavonoid that has many beneficial pharmacological properties. In this study, mouse fibroblast 3T3-L1 cells were used to investigate whether DHM alleviates insulin resistance by inhibiting PPARγ phosphorylation at serine 273 via the MEK/ERK pathway...
November 21, 2017: Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29128706/consumption-of-ellagic-acid-and-dihydromyricetin-synergistically-protects-against-uv-b-induced-photoaging-possibly-by-activating-both-tgf-%C3%AE-1-and-wnt-signaling-pathways
#3
Na Rang Moon, Suna Kang, Sunmin Park
Ellagic acid (EGA) and dihydromyricetin (DHM) are both found in fruits and vegetables are used for anti-aging treatment for the skin. The anti-photoaging efficacy of EGA and DHM was investigated in UV-B irradiated skin in vivo and the involvement of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β1 and wnt signaling pathways were examined in vitro. HaCaT cells were treated with either 50μM EGA, 50μM DHM or 25μM EGA+25μM DHM before 100mJ/cm2 UV-B exposure, and then oxidative stress and inflammation was measured. The involvement of TGF-β1 and wnt signaling was measured using their inhibitors, respectively, in HaCaT cells...
November 7, 2017: Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B, Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29078260/dihydromyricetin-prevents-monocrotaline-induced-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension-in-rats
#4
Qinghai Li, Jun Wang, Xianying Zhu, Zhilin Zeng, Xiaomei Wu, Yongjian Xu, Jungang Xie, Jun Yu
Pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) is a chronic and deadly disease, for which effective medical treatments are lacking. Here, we investigated whether 2R,3R-dihydromyricetin (DHM) could prevent monocrotaline (MCT)-induced PAH in rats. The MCT-injected rats were treated with normal saline or DHM (100mg/kg body weight/d) for 4 weeks, followed by measurements of right ventricular systolic pressure (RVSP), right ventricular hypertrophy index (RVHI), pulmonary arterial remodeling (PAR), and expression levels of IL-6, TNF-α, and IL-10...
October 18, 2017: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067862/molecular-inhibitory-mechanism-of-dihydromyricetin-on-mushroom-tyrosinase
#5
Jianmin Chen, Shiqi Liu, Ziyao Huang, Weiyue Huang, Qinglian Li, Yaling Ye
Tyrosinase is the rate-limiting enzyme for controlling the production of melanin in the human body, and overproduction of melanin can lead to a variety of skin disorders. In this paper, the inhibitory kinetics of Dihydromyricetin (DHM) on tyrosinase and their binding mechanism were determined using spectroscopy, molecular docking, antioxidant assays and chromatography. The spectroscopic results indicate that DHM reversibly inhibits tyrosinase in a mix-type manner through a multiphase kinetic process with the IC50 of 849...
October 25, 2017: Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29058041/dihydromyricetin-exerts-a-rapid-antidepressant-like-effect-in-association-with-enhancement-of-bdnf-expression-and-inhibition-of-neuroinflammation
#6
Zhaoxiang Ren, Pengju Yan, Liushuai Zhu, Huicui Yang, Yafei Zhao, Brian P Kirby, John L Waddington, Xuechu Zhen
RATIONALE: Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a highly prevalent illness that affects large populations across the world, and increasing evidence suggests that neuroinflammation and levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) are closely related to depression. Dihydromyricetin (DHM) is a kind of flavonoid natural product that has been reported to display multiple pharmacological effects, including anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties, and these may contribute to ameliorate MDD...
October 20, 2017: Psychopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29039563/inhibition-of-human-lung-cancer-proliferation-through-targeting-stromal-fibroblasts-by-dihydromyricetin
#7
Kai-Jie Fan, Bo Yang, Yang Liu, Xiao-Dong Tian, Bo Wang
In the present study, the effects of dihydromyricetin on the proliferative potential of fibroblasts and lung carcinoma cells were investigated. Markedly higher expression levels of smooth muscle actin and platelet derived growth factors (PDGFs) were observed in the fibroblasts using reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction analysis. The expression levels of PDGF-A and PDGF-B were also higher in the lung cancer cells. Western blot analysis revealed higher expression levels of the receptor for platelet-derived growth factor (PDGFRβ) in the lysates from fibroblasts obtained from normal tissues and carcinoma tissues...
December 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29039483/dihydromyricetin-protects-against-lipopolysaccharide%C3%A2-induced-cardiomyocyte-injury-through-the-toll%C3%A2-like-receptor%C3%A2-4-nuclear-factor%C3%A2-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-pathway
#8
Meng-Qiao Zhou, Ling Shao, Jing Wu, Na Peng, Lu-Ping Jin, Guo-Zhen Wei, Wei Cheng, Chang-Jin Deng
Dihydromyricetin (DHM) is a bioactive flavonoid compound extracted from the stems and leaves of Ampelopsis grossedentata. Previous studies have indicated that DHM has antioxidation and antitumor capabilities, while the effect of DHM on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)‑induced cardiomyocyte injury has not been clarified. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of DHM on LPS‑induced cardiomyocyte injury. In the present study, cardiomyocytes were randomized to the control (PBS), LPS and DHM + LPS groups...
December 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28974890/dihydromyricetin-mediated-inhibition-of-the-notch1-pathway-induces-apoptosis-in-qgy7701-and-hepg2-hepatoma-cells
#9
Cai-Jie Lu, Yi-Feng He, Wei-Zhuang Yuan, Li-Jun Xiang, Jian Zhang, Yan-Rui Liang, Juan Duan, Yun-He He, Ming-Yi Li
AIM: To investigate whether Dihydromyricetin (DHM) inhibits cell proliferation and promotes apoptosis by downregulating Notch1 expression. METHODS: The correlation between Notch1 and Hes1 (a Notch1 target molecule) expression in hepatoma samples was confirmed by qRT-PCR. In addition, MTT assays, flow cytometry and TUNEL analysis showed that DHM possessed strong anti-tumor properties, evidenced not only by reduced cell proliferation but also by enhanced apoptosis in QGY7701 and HepG2 hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cells...
September 14, 2017: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947908/the-versatile-effects-of-dihydromyricetin-in-health
#10
REVIEW
Hongliang Li, Qisheng Li, Zhaowen Liu, Kai Yang, Zhixi Chen, Qilai Cheng, Longhuo Wu
Dihydromyricetin is a flavonoid isolated from Ampelopsis grossedentata, which is traditionally used in China. Dihydromyricetin exhibits health-benefiting activities with minimum adverse effects. Dihydromyricetin has been demonstrated to show antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antimicrobial, cell death-mediating, and lipid and glucose metabolism-regulatory activities. Dihydromyricetin may scavenge ROS to protect against oxidative stress or potentiate ROS generation to counteract cancer cells selectively without any effects on normal cells...
2017: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: ECAM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28940200/unravelling-the-inhibitory-effect-of-dihydromyricetin-on-heterocyclic-aromatic-amines-formation
#11
Bin Zhou, Yueliang Zhao, Xichang Wang, Kawing Cheng, Mingfu Wang
BACKGROUND: Heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs) are mutagens and rodent carcinogens. Flavonoids have attracted considerable attention for development into effective inhibitors against the formation of genotoxic heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs) in thermally processed foods. RESULTS: The inhibitory effect of dihydromyricetin (DMY) on the formation of key HAAs, including 2-amino-1-methyl-6- phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (PhIP), 2-amino-3,8-dimethylimidazo[4,5-f]-quinoxaline (MeIQx), and 2-amino-3,4,8-trimethylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoxaline (4,8-DiMeIQx) was significant...
September 20, 2017: Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934913/flavonoid-compounds-related-to-seed-coat-color-of-wheat
#12
Noriko Kohyama, Makiko Chono, Hiroyuki Nakagawa, Yosuke Matsuo, Hiroshi Ono, Hitoshi Matsunaka
In red wheat, reddish-brown pigments accumulate in testa of mature seeds. Half-cut wheat seeds were immersed in p-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde (DMACA) reagent that stains flavanol structures blue. Testa of 10-40 days after flowering (DAF) in red wheat ("Norin 61" and "Satonosora") seeds were stained blue and the reagent color changed to blue with 10-25 DAF seeds. No blue staining was observed in white wheat ("Tamaizumi") seeds during maturation. "Norin 61" seed coats at 10 DAF contained dihydroquercetin, dihydromyricetin, (+)-catechin, procyanidin B3, and prodelphinidin B3, which were identified by HPLC-diode array detector and LC-MS/MS analyses...
November 2017: Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28795912/effects-of-verapamil-on-the-pharmacokinetics-of-dihydromyricetin-in-rats-and-its-potential-mechanism
#13
Yixiang Huang, Junyong Zhao, Wei Jian, Gang Wang
1. This study investigates the effects of verapamil on the pharmacokinetics of dihydromyricetin in rats and clarifies its main mechanism. 2. The pharmacokinetic profiles of oral or intravenous administration of dihydromyricetin in Sprague-Dawley rats with or without pretreatment with verapamil were investigated. In addition, the effects of verapamil on the transport and metabolic stability of dihydromyricetin were investigated using Caco-2 cell transwell model and rat liver microsomes. 3. In the oral group, verapamil could significantly increase Cmax, and decrease oral clearance of dihydromyricetin (p < 0...
August 30, 2017: Xenobiotica; the Fate of Foreign Compounds in Biological Systems
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28686246/an-inhibition-mechanism-of-dihydromyricetin-on-tyrosinase-and-the-joint-effects-of-vitamins-b6-d3-or-e
#14
Meihui Fan, Guowen Zhang, Junhui Pan, Deming Gong
Dihydromyricetin (DMY), a natural flavonoid, was found to effectively inhibit tyrosinase activity in a mixed-type manner with an IC50 value of (3.66 ± 0.14) × 10(-5) mol L(-1). DMY combined with the dietary vitamin D3 at lower concentrations exhibited a synergistic effect on the inhibition of tyrosinase. The formation of a DMY-tyrosinase complex led to fluorescence quenching and conformational changes of tyrosinase, which was driven mainly by hydrophobic interactions and hydrogen bonds. The molecular simulation further found that DMY inserted into the active pocket of tyrosinase interacted with amino acid residues Tyr78, His85, and Ala323, occupying the catalytic center of tyrosinase to hinder entrance of the substrate, leading to the inhibition of tyrosinase...
July 19, 2017: Food & Function
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28681913/targeting-p-glycoprotein-and-sorcin-dihydromyricetin-strengthens-anti-proliferative-efficiency-of-adriamycin-via-mapk-erk-and-ca-2-mediated-apoptosis-pathways-in-mcf-7-adr-and-k562-adr
#15
Yaoting Sun, Changyuan Wang, Qiang Meng, Zhihao Liu, Xiaokui Huo, Pengyuan Sun, Huijun Sun, Xiaodong Ma, Jinyong Peng, Kexin Liu
Recently, a new target Ca(2+) -binding protein SORCIN was reported to participate in multidrug resistance (MDR) in cancer. Here we aim to investigate whether dihydromyricetin (DMY), a dihydroflavonol compound with anti-inflamatory, anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial and anti-tumor actions, reverses MDR in MCF-7/ADR and K562/ADR and to elucidate its potential molecular mechanism. DMY enhanced cytotoxicity of adriamycin (ADR) by downregulating MDR1 mRNA and P-gp expression through MAPK/ERK pathway and also inhibiting the function of P-gp significantly...
July 6, 2017: Journal of Cellular Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28614988/in-vitro-inhibitory-effects-of-dihydromyricetin-on-human-liver-cytochrome-p450-enzymes
#16
Lu Liu, Sen Sun, Hongbing Rui, Xiaohua Li
CONTEXT: Dihydromyricetin (DHM) is the most abundant and active flavonoid component isolated from Ampelopsis grossedentata (Hand-Mazz) W.T. Wang (Vitaceae) and it possesses numerous pharmacological activities. However, whether DHM affects the activity of human liver cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes remains unclear. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The inhibitory effects of DHM on eight human liver CYP isoforms (i.e., 1A2, 3A4, 2A6, 2E1, 2D6, 2C9, 2C19 and 2C8) were investigated in vitro using human liver microsomes (HLMs)...
December 2017: Pharmaceutical Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28612103/dihydromyricetin-protects-human-umbilical-vein-endothelial-cells-from-injury-through-erk-and-akt-mediated-nrf2-ho-1-signaling-pathway
#17
Yun Luo, Shan Lu, Xi Dong, Lijia Xu, Guibo Sun, Xiaobo Sun
Atherosclerosis-related cardiovascular disease is the predominant cause of death worldwide. Ox-LDL-induced vascular endothelial cell injury is a major factor in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Dihydromyricetin (DMY) is a flavonoid extracted from vine tea that exerts multiple pharmacological activities, including cardio-protective, anti-tumor, and anti-oxidative effects. However, it is unreported that DMY shows protective effects on ox-LDL-induced endothelial cell injury. In this study, we used an ox-LDL injured human umbilical vein endothelial cell (HUVEC) in vitro model to explore the protective effects and mechanism of DMY...
June 13, 2017: Apoptosis: An International Journal on Programmed Cell Death
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544960/anti-biofilm-effect-of-dihydromyricetin-loaded-nanocapsules-on-urinary-catheter-infected-by-pseudomonas-aeruginosa
#18
A J F Dalcin, C G Santos, S S Gündel, I Roggia, R P Raffin, A F Ourique, R C V Santos, P Gomes
Nosocomial infections associated with biofilm formation on urinary catheters are among the leading causes of complications due to biofilm characteristics and high antimicrobial resistance. An interesting alternative are natural products, such as Dihydromyricetin (DMY), a flavonoid which presents several pharmacological properties, including strong antimicrobial activity against various microorganisms. However, DMY, has low aqueous solubility and consequently low bioavailability. Nanoencapsulation can contribute to the improvement of characteristics of some drugs, by increasing the apparent solubility and sustained release has been reported among other advantages...
May 15, 2017: Colloids and Surfaces. B, Biointerfaces
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28534405/tissue-distribution-excretion-and-metabolic-profile-of-dihydromyricetin-a-flavonoid-from-vine-tea-ampelopsis-grossedentata-after-oral-administration-in-rats
#19
Li Fan, Qing Tong, Weiwei Dong, Guangjie Yang, Xiaolong Hou, Wei Xiong, Chunyang Shi, Jianguo Fang, Wenqing Wang
Dihydromyricetin (DMY), a flavanonol compound found as the most abundant and bioactive constituent in vine tea (Ampelopsis grossedentata), possesses numerous biological activities. In the present study, an HPLC-MS/MS method for the determination of DMY in tissues, urine, and feces was developed and applied to the tissue distribution and excretion study after oral administration in rats, and the metabolic profile of DMY was further investigated using UPLC-QTOF-MS. The results indicated that DMY could be distributed rapidly in various tissues and highly in the gastrointestinal tract...
June 14, 2017: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28500865/dihydromyricetin-ameliorates-atherosclerosis-in-ldl-receptor-deficient-mice
#20
Ting Ting Liu, Yi Zeng, Kun Tang, XueMeng Chen, Wei Zhang, Xiao Le Xu
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Dihydromyricetin, the most abundant flavonoid in Ampelopsis grossedentata, exerts numerous pharmacological activities, including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, and lipid regulatory activities; however, its protective effect against atherosclerosis remains poorly understood. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of dihydromyricetin on high fat diet (HFD)-induced atherosclerosis using LDL receptor deficient (LDLr(-/-)) mice. METHODS: Blood samples were collected for determination of serum lipid profiles, oxidized LDL (ox-LDL) and pro-inflammatory cytokines...
May 5, 2017: Atherosclerosis
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