Rhus verniciflua

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Noun1.Rhus verniciflua - small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtainedRhus verniciflua - small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron - in some classifications: comprising those members of the genus Rhus having foliage that is poisonous to the touch; of North America and northern South America
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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Rhus verniciflua Stokes flavonoid extracts have anti-oxidant, anti-microbial and a-glucosidase inhibitory effect.
Identification of Rhus verniciflua Stokes compounds that exhibit free radical scavenging and anti-apoptotic properties.
Thus, in the present study, since Rhus verniciflua Stokes (RVS) containing flavonoids has antioxidant effects, we investigated whether it can protect cisplatin-induced toxicity in vitro and in vivo, The in vitro effects of RVS on the cell viability and reactive oxygen species (ROS) production were investigated using cisplatin-treated Madin-Darby Canine kidney (MDCK)-I renal cells.
Keywords: Rhus verniciflua Stokes; Cisplatin; MDCK-I cells; Nephrotoxicity; Hepatotoxicity; Antioxidant activity
Rhus verniciflua Strokes (RVS) has been used for the treatment of blood stasis and cancer in Asian countries as a folk remedy (Kitts and Lim, 2001; Lim et al.
The ethanol extract of Rhus verniciflua Stokes (RVS) had antioxidant effect against hydroxyl radicals (Lee et al.
Various researchers have screened the antioxidant activity of Rhus verniciflua Stokes by using different solvent extractions.