"Lignans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A class of dibenzylbutane derivatives which occurs in higher plants and in fluids (bile, serum, urine, etc.) in man and other animals. These compounds, which have a potential anti-cancer role, can be synthesized in vitro by human fecal flora. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Lignans" by people in Profiles.
Zhang Y, Yu YY, Peng F, Duan WT, Wu CH, Li HT, Zhang XF, Shi YS. Neolignans and Diarylheptanoids with Anti-Inflammatory Activity from the Rhizomes of Alpinia zerumbet. J Agric Food Chem. 2021 Aug 18; 69(32):9229-9237.
Liu J, Pandey P, Wang X, Adams K, Qi X, Chen J, Sun H, Hou Q, Ferreira D, Doerksen RJ, Hamann MT, Li S. Hepatoprotective Tetrahydrobenzocyclooctabenzofuranone Lignans from Kadsura longipedunculata. J Nat Prod. 2019 10 25; 82(10):2842-2851.
Liu J, Pandey P, Wang X, Qi X, Chen J, Sun H, Zhang P, Ding Y, Ferreira D, Doerksen RJ, Hamann MT, Li S. Hepatoprotective Dibenzocyclooctadiene and Tetrahydrobenzocyclooctabenzofuranone Lignans from Kadsura longipedunculata. J Nat Prod. 2018 04 27; 81(4):846-857.
Petrick JL, Steck SE, Bradshaw PT, Chow WH, Engel LS, He K, Risch HA, Vaughan TL, Gammon MD. Dietary flavonoid intake and Barrett's esophagus in western Washington State. Ann Epidemiol. 2015 Oct; 25(10):730-5.e2.
Alexeev M, Grosenbaugh DK, Mott DD, Fisher JL. The natural products magnolol and honokiol are positive allosteric modulators of both synaptic and extra-synaptic GABA(A) receptors. Neuropharmacology. 2012 Jun; 62(8):2507-14.
Fink BN, Steck SE, Wolff MS, Kabat GC, Gammon MD. Construction of a flavonoid database for assessing intake in a population-based sample of women on Long Island, New York. Nutr Cancer. 2006; 56(1):57-66.
Tapiero H, Ba GN, Tew KD. Estrogens and environmental estrogens. Biomed Pharmacother. 2002 Feb; 56(1):36-44.