Publications for 2012


  1. Estaki, Mehrbod, Protective role of alcohol and aqueous extracts of North American ginseng against eccentric exercise-induced muscular damage (MSc thesis)


  1. Sen, S., Chen, S., Feng, B., Wu, Y., Lui, E.M.K., Chakrabarti, S. (2012) Preventive effects of North American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium) on diabetic nephropathy. Phytomedicine (2012), doi:10.1016/j.phymed.2012.01.001. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711312000086.
  2. Lemmon, Holly Rebecca, "Modulatory Effects Of North American Ginseng Extracts On Human Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses" (2012). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. Paper 399. (MSc thesis)



  1. Estaki, M., E.G. Noble (2012) Differences in alcohol versus aqueous extracts of North American Ginseng in protecting against eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage in rats. FASEB J March 29, 2012 26:1141.5. http://www.fasebj.org/cgi/content/meeting_abstract/26/1_
  2. Lemmon, H.R., Sham, J., Chau, L.A., Madrenas, J. (2012) High molecular weight polysaccharides are key immunomodulators in North American ginseng extracts: characterization of the ginseng genetic signature in primary human immune cells. Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2012.04.004.
  3. Sen, S., Chen, S., Wu, Y., Feng, B., Lui, E.M.K. and Chakrabarti, S. (2012) Preventive effects of North American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) on Diabetic Retinopathy and Cardiomyopathy. PHYTOTHERAPY RESEARCH Phytother. Res. Published online in Wiley Online Library. DOI: 10.1002/ptr.4719
  4. Wilson, S.A.F, Wong, M.H.T., Stryjecki, C., De Boer, A., Lui, E.M.K. and Mutch, D.M. (2012) Unraveling the adipocyte inflammomodulatory pathways activated by North American ginseng. International Journal of Obesity advance online publication, 17 April 2012; doi:10.1038/ijo.2012.50.


  1. Moey, M., Gan, X.T., Huang, C.X., Rajapurohitam, V., Martínez-Abundis, E., Lui E.M.K. and Karmazyn, M. (2012) Ginseng Reverses Established Cardiomyocyte Hypertrophy and Post Myocardial Infarction-Induced Hypertrophy and Heart Failure. Circulation: Heart Failure.5: 504-514 Published online before print May 10, 2012, doi: 10.1161/​CIRCHEARTFAILURE.
    112.967489 http://circheartfailure.ahajournals.org/content/5/4/504.full.pdf+html


  1. Bowie, L. E., Roscoe, W. A., Lui, E.M.K., Smith, R., Karlick, S.J. (2012) Effects of an aqueous extract of North American ginseng on MOG(35–55)-induced EAE in mice. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2012, 90(7): 933-939, 10.1139/y2012-092. http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/full/10.1139/y2012-092
  2. Ning, A. (2012) How 'Alternative' is CAM? Rethinking Conventional Dichotomies between Biomedicine and Complementary/Alternative Medicine. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine
  3. Belanger, Danyka D., "Ginseng Extract Treatment Influences on Preimplantation Development in Vitro, and Pregnancy and Post-Partum Development in the Mouse" (2012). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. Paper 577. (MSc thesis)



  1. Lui, E.M.K., Azike, C.G., Guerrero, A.J., Rome, A.A., Pei H., Arnason, J.T., Charpentier, P.A. (2012) Bioactive Polysaccharides of Panax quinquefolius in modulation of immune function: phytochemical and pharmacological characterization. "Polysaccharides", ISBN 980-953-307-162-1.
  2. Migchels, Megan J., "Chronic North American Ginseng Administration Alters Metabolic and Cardiovascular Variables in the Rat" (2012). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. Paper 792. (MSc thesis)


  1. Ratnesh Kumar Singh, Morgan D. Fullerton, Donna Vine and Marica Bakovic.  Mechanism of hypertriglyceridemia in CTP:phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase-deficient mice.  September 2012 The Journal of Lipid Research, 53, 1811-1822. http://www.jlr.org/content/53/9/1811.full


  1. Edmund M. K. Lui, Chike G. Azike, José A. Guerrero-Analco, Ahmad A. Romeh, Hua Pei, Sherif J. Kaldas, John T. Arnason and Paul A. Charpentier,   Bioactive Polysaccharides of American Ginseng Panax quinquefolius L. in Modulation of Immune Function: Phytochemical and Pharmacological Characterization,   The Complex World of Polysaccharides (ISBN 978-953-51-0819-1), InTech, 2012, Chapter 19, pages 513-534



  1. J. Yuk, K.L. McIntyre, C. Fische, J. Hicks, K.L. Colson, E. Lui, D. Brown, J.T. Arnason. 2012. Distinguishing Ontario ginseng landraces and ginseng species using NMR-based Metabolomics. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (e-published Dec. 2012)