Effects of centella asiatica saponins on telomerase activation and wound healing
Demirtaş, Devran, author.

Effects of centella asiatica saponins on telomerase activation and wound healing

Demirtaş, Devran, author.

Yazar Ek Girişi
Demirtaş, Devran, author.

Fiziksel Tanımlama
xv, 108 leaves: charts;+ 1 computer laser optical disc.

Centella asiatica L. is a well-known plant species endemic to Southeast Asia that has noteworthy biological effects. Triterpenoid saponins, comprising more than 80% of the content, are suggested to be the chief compounds responsible for the biological effects. A recent study has described that the extract of Centella asiatica exhibits telomerase activation. In line with these developments, as part of our studies on natural products demonstrating anti-aging properties, we decided to engage Centella asiatica and its components. Within the scope of this thesis, four major compounds, viz. madecassoside, asiaticoside, madecassic acid, and asiatic acid were isolated from the standardized extract of Centella asiatica, and their structures were elucidated by spectroscopic methods. Using in vitro methods, the effects of the extract and purified compounds on cell proliferation under standard culture and oxidative stress (H2O2) conditions, wound healing, and human Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase (hTERT) protein level were investigated. Our experiments were conducted on MRC-5 and HEKn cell lines. It was observed that the standardized extract of Centella asiatica increased the proliferation of the MRC-5 cells meaningfully between 5 to 100 μg/ml. Moreover, the extract showed protective effects on MRC-5 cells at 500 and 1000 ng/ml under oxidative stress conditions. Madecassoside, madecassic acid, asiaticoside, and asiatic acid exhibited the highest proliferative effects on MRC-5 cells at concentrations of 1000 nM (28%), 2 nM (66%), 300 nM (61%), and 300 nM (56%), respectively. Asiatic acid and the extract accelerated cell migration in wound areas that were made on MRC-5 cells up to 32% and 36% in the range of 10 to 300 nM or ng/ml, respectively. The immunoblotting assay studies showed that madecassoside and asiaticoside were increased the expression of hTERT protein level on HEKn cell line by 3.16-fold and 5.62-fold, respectively, at 30 nM concentration. Furthermore, the extract was observed to increase the protein level by 2.62-fold at 300 ng/ml.

Konu Başlığı

Yazar Ek Girişi
Bedir, Erdal,
Büyükkileci, Ali Oğuz,

Tüzel Kişi Ek Girişi
İzmir Institute of Technology. Biotechnology.

Tek Biçim Eser Adı
Thesis (Master)--İzmir Institute of Technology: Biotechnology.
İzmir Institute of Technology: Biotechnology--Thesis (Master).

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