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An ethyl acetate fraction derived from Houttuynia cordata extract inhibits the production of inflammatory markers by suppressing NF-кB and MAPK activation in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages

  • Jin Mi Chun1,
  • Kyoung Jin Nho1,
  • Hyo Seon Kim1,
  • A Yeong Lee1,
  • Byeong Cheol Moon1 and
  • Ho Kyoung Kim1Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201414:234

Received: 16 August 2013

Accepted: 30 June 2014

Published: 10 July 2014

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Original Submission
16 Aug 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Nov 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Man Hee Rhee
12 May 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lang He
13 May 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Shih-Chang Chien
13 Jun 2014 Author responded Author comments - Jin Mi Chun
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Jun 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
30 Jun 2014 Editorially accepted
10 Jul 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-14-234

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Authors’ Affiliations

Herbal Medicine Resources Group, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine