Phlebodium aureum

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Related to Polypodium leucotomos: Polypodium vulgare, Pycnogenol, Cabbage palm fern
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Noun1.Phlebodium aureum - tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green frondsPhlebodium aureum - tropical American fern with brown scaly rhizomes cultivated for its large deeply lobed deep bluish-green fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polypodium
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Phlebodium, Phlebodium - chiefly epiphytic tropical ferns with free veins bearing sori
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Polypodium leucotomos extract inhibits glutathione oxidation and prevents Langerhans cell depletion induced by UVB/UVA radiation in a hairless rat model.
and "Beneficial Regulation of Expression of Extracellular Matrix Proteins and Transforming Growth Factor-[beta] in Dermal Fibroblasts and Epidermal Keratinocytes by Polypodium Leucotomos," Neena Philips, Ph.
Findings from Polypodium leucotomos extract, PPL-240, prevents solar-induced DNA damage in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells were presented April 6 (poster number: A414) and analyzed the effect of PPL-240 on the cellular damage of human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) induced by solar radiation.
Polypodium leucotomos extract is sourced from a tropical fern plant grown in Central and South America.
Here, we review recent evidence on the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the photoprotective effect of a Polypodium leucotomos fern extract (PL).
Similarly, another study found that oral antioxidant treatment with Polypodium leucotomos extract reduced sun-induced skin erythema (J.
Oral administration of a hydrophilic extract of the fern Polypodium leucotomos (PL, 300 mg/kg during 5 days before UVR and for two additional days after irradiation) modulates some of the effects of UVR.
The aim of this study was to assess the photoprotective activity of polypodium leucotomos (PL) in IP.
In this report, we have addressed the effect of oral administration of a hydrophilic extract of the fern Polypodium leucotomos (PL) on the deleterious effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on the levels of epidermal and plasmatic antioxidants in hairless rats.
For centuries, natives of Honduras have protected themselves against sunburn, tumors, psoriasis and other skin disorders by ingesting a fern extract known as Polypodium leucotomos.
AIM: To evaluate whether, in subjects affected by IP not responding to the usual available therapies, the oral administration of an extract of Polypodium leucotomos (PL) could provide an effective photoprotective activity.
An extract of Polypodium leucotomos (PL), a tropical fern plant, has been known to exhibit interesting antioxidant and photoprotective properties against acute exposure to ultraviolet radiation.