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Inhibitory Effect of Polysaccharides Isolated from Angelica Sinensis on Hepcidin Expression

Ethnopharmacological relevance: Angelica sinensis polysaccharide is an important bioactive component of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for treating gynecological disorders and anemia. Aim of the study: Previous study indicated that Angelica sinensis olysaccharide (ASP) may promote plasma iron levels by suppressing the expression of hepcidin, a negative regulator