Pharmacokinetics and organ distribution of diarylheptanoid phytoestrogens from Curcuma comosa in rats.
Khon Kaen, Thailand. In J Nat Med, 2012
HPLC was used to measure the concentration of three major compounds, (6E)-1,7-diphenylhept-6-en-3-one (DPH1), (4E,6E)-1,7-diphenylhepta-4,6-dien-3-ol (DPH2), and (6E)-1,7-diphenylhept-6-en-3-ol (DPH3), which were found to be present in the blood and tissues and were subsequently used as markers.
OVCA1: tumor suppressor gene.
Taipei, Taiwan. In Curr Opin Genet Dev, 2005
OVCA1 appears to be the homolog of yeast DPH2, which participates in the first biosynthetic step of diphthamide, by modification of histidine on translation elongation factor 2 (EF-2).