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Figure 1 | Chinese Medicine

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From: Amygdalin isolated from Semen Persicae (Tao Ren) extracts induces the expression of follistatin in HepG2 and C2C12 cell lines

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Identification of the active ingredients for induction of follistatin expression. HepG2 cells were treated with different herbal extracts, R. Astragali, R. Chuanxiong, F. Carthami, Pheretima, R. Sinensis, R. Rubra, and S. Persicae, for 24 h. Subsequently, the expression of follistatin mRNA was detected by RT-PCR and 1 % agarose gel electrophoresis of the PCR products. +, treatment with selected herbal extract; -, no treatment with selected herbal extract.

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