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Dissertation

Identification of triptolide as a potential aryl hydrocarbon receptor antagonist...

In China extracts of the herb Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F. (TwHF) are successfully used to treat psoriasis and other autoimmune and/or inflammatory diseases due to its favorable cost-benefit ratio. Triptolide has turned out to be the active substance of TwHF-extracts and has been shown to exert potent...