cicadae as described previously with some modifications (Kobori et al.
cicadae, a widely used traditional medicine, attenuated renal interstitial fibrosis (RIF) through its effects against pro-inflammatory and pro-fibrotic mediators in vivo (Zhu et al.
cicadae, Cordyceps cicadae Shing: EP, ergosterol peroxide; CKD, chronic kidney disease; TCM, Traditional Chinese Medicine; TGF-[beta]1, transforming growth factor-bl; CTGF, connective tissue growth factor; [alpha]-SMA, [alpha]-smooth muscle actin; ECM, extracellular matrix; MTT, 3-[4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl]-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide; MS, mass spectrum analyses; RIF, renal interstitial fibrosis.
Clinical observation on Cordyceps Cicadae Shing Tang in preventing the progression of chronic renal failure.
Activation and proliferation signals in primary human T lymphocytes inhibited by ergosterol peroxide isolated from Cordyceps cicadae.