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Anti-Cardiovascular Effects of Diosgenin and Its Related Derivatives

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DOI: 10.23977/medsc.2021.020103 | Downloads: 21 | Views: 5890


Yingfeng Xue 1, Jiayan Lin 1, Hongbo Zhang 1, Fuyao Xiao 1, Weigang Li 1, Nannan Huang 1


1 Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine, Harbin 150040, China

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Nannan Huang


Research has found that diosgenin can play a pharmacological role in anti-thrombotic, anti-atherosclerotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-hyperlipidemic, anti-hypertensive, etc. The derivatives synthesized from diosgenin: diosgenin prodrugs, diosgenin amine derivatives, diosgenin acyl derivatives also show anti-thrombotic, anti-inflammatory, and enhanced pharmacological effects. Therefore, they can exert a wide range of inhibitory effects on cardiovascular diseases, which are a serious threat to human health. Based on this, this article discusses the anti-cardiovascular disease effects of diosgenin and the above derivatives, aiming to lay the foundation for the deeper research and application of diosgenin and its derivatives against cardiovascular diseases.


Diosgenin, Cardiovascular disease, Diosgenin derivatives, Pharmacological effects


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