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Caffeic Acid

  • Wen-Wen Lian
  • Guan-Hua DuEmail author
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Abstract

Caffeic acid is used for preventing or stopping bleeding during surgery, as well as hemostasis in the departments of medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, etc. It has a wide range of pharmacological effects, including inhibition of platelet aggregation, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, and immune regulation, and it is also an important pharmaceutical product and pharmaceutical intermediate. These make caffeic acid a focus, and scientists are committed to its structural modification trying to find small molecules with better activity for the treatment of oxidative stress-related diseases.

Keywords

Caffeic acid Solidaginis herba Hemostasis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Key Laboratory of Drug Targets Identification and Drug Screening, Centre for Pharmaceutical Screening, Institute of Materia MedicaChinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina

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