Application of tripterygium plant extract in preventing and curing diseases in nervous system

Application Number: 00107779
Application Date: 2000.05.26
Publication Number: 1276209
Publication Date: 2000.12.13
Priority Information:
International: A61K31/335;A61K31/56;A61K35/78;A61P25/00;A61P25/16;A61P25/28
Applicant(s) Name: Medicine Department of Beijing Univ.
Inventor(s) Name: Wang Xiaomin;Han Jisheng;Li Fengqiao
Patent Agency Code: 11139
Patent Agent: sun haochen
Abstract An extract from tripterygium plants can be used to treat and prevent some diseases in nervous system, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's nervous retrograde disease, etc. In the in vitro and in vivo studies, the monomer components of said extract has high immune activity and nutritive action on neurocytes, can promote the growth of deutocerebral nerve cells and the protuberant extending of cortical nerve cells and prevent the damage of toxin to nerve cells.