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Chun-Tao Che

Harry H.S. Fong Professor of Pharmacognosy, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

Contact Information

833 S. Wood St., Rm 323 (781)
Rm 323 College of Pharmacy
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 996-5234

Fax: (312) 996-7107

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/whoictm/participants/che

Education

  • PhD, Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, 1982

Research Interests

Pharmacognosy; natural products; traditional medicine; plant chemistry; dietary supplements; natural drug discovery and development

Teaching Interests

Pharmacognosy; natural products; traditional medicine; plant chemistry; dietary supplements; natural drug discovery and development

Professional Organizations

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Society of Pharmacognosy

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article

  • Johnson OO, Zhao M, Gunn JJ, Santarsiero BD, Yin ZQ, Ayoola GA, Coker HA, Che C. "α-Glucosidase Inhibitory Prenylated Anthranols from Harungana madagascariensis.". Journal of natural products. 2016;79(1):224-9. doi:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.5b00924.
  • Yin ZQ, Yu SL, Wei YJ, Ma L, Wu ZF, Wang L, Zhang QW, Zhao M, Ye WC, Che C, Zhang J. "C21 steroidal glycosides from Cynanchum stauntonii induce apoptosis in HepG2 cells.". Steroids. 2015;. doi:10.1016/j.steroids.2015.12.008.
  • Zhao M, Onakpa MM, Santarsiero BD, Chen W, Szymulanska-Ramamurthy KM, Swanson SM, Burdette JE, Che C. "(9βH)-Pimaranes and Derivatives from the Tuber of Icacina trichantha.". Journal of natural products. 2015;. doi:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.5b00688.
  • Deng X, Yu J, Zhao M, Zhao B, Xue X, Che C, Meng J, Wang S. "Quality assessment of crude and processed ginger by high-performance liquid chromatography with diode array detection and mass spectrometry combined with chemometrics.". Journal of separation science. 2015;38(17):2945-52. doi:10.1002/jssc.201500294.
  • Zhao M, Onakpa MM, Santarsiero BD, Huang XJ, Zhang XQ, Chen J, Cheng J, Longnecker R, Che C. "Icacinlactone H and Icacintrichantholide from the Tuber of Icacina trichantha.". Organic letters. 2015;17(15):3834-7. doi:10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01806.
  • Zhou M, Zhou K, Gao XM, Jiang ZY, Lv JJ, Liu ZH, Yang GY, Miao MM, Che C, Hu QF. "Fistulains A and B, New Bischromones from the Bark of Cassia fistula, and Their Activities.". Organic letters. 2015;17(11):2638-41. doi:10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01007.
  • Ma Y, Jiang C, Yao N, Li Y, Wang Q, Fang S, Shang X, Zhao M, Che C, Ni Y, Zhang J, Yin Z. "Antihyperlipidemic effect of Cyclocarya paliurus (Batal.) Iljinskaja extract and inhibition of apolipoprotein B48 overproduction in hyperlipidemic mice.". Journal of ethnopharmacology. 2015;166:286-96. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2015.03.030.
  • Zhao M, Onakpa MM, Chen W, Santarsiero BD, Swanson SM, Burdette JE, Asuzu IU, Che C. "17-Norpimaranes and (9βH)-17-Norpimaranes from the Tuber of Icacina trichantha.". Journal of natural products. 2015;78(4):789-96. doi:10.1021/np5010328.
  • Zhao M, Onakpa MM, Chen W, Santarsiero BD, Swanson SM, Burdette JE, Asuzu IU, Che C. "17-Norpimaranes and (9βH)-17-Norpimaranes from the Tuber of Icacina trichantha.". Journal of natural products. 2015;. doi:10.1021/np5010328.
  • Zhang Y, Diao TY, Wang L, Che C, Wong MS. "Protective effects of water fraction of Fructus Ligustri Lucidi extract against hypercalciuria and trabecular bone deterioration in experimentally type 1 diabetic mice.". Journal of ethnopharmacology. 2014;158 Pt A:239-45. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2014.10.025.
  • Monday Onakpa M, Zhao M, Gödecke T, Chen W, Che C, Santarsiero BD, Swanson SM, Uzoma Asuzu I. "Cytotoxic (9βH)-pimarane and (9βH)-17-norpimarane diterpenes from the tuber of Icacina trichantha.". Chemistry & biodiversity. 2014;11(12):1914-22. doi:10.1002/cbdv.201400151.
  • Zhou M, Miao MM, Du G, Li XN, Shang SZ, Zhao W, Liu ZH, Yang GY, Che C, Hu QF, Gao XM. "Aspergillines A-E, highly oxygenated hexacyclic indole-tetrahydrofuran-tetramic acid derivatives from Aspergillus versicolor.". Organic letters. 2014;16(19):5016-9. doi:10.1021/ol502307u.
  • Cheung FW, Leung AW, Liu WK, Che C. "Tyrosinase inhibitory activity of a glucosylated hydroxystilbene in mouse melan-a melanocytes.". Journal of natural products. 2014;77(6):1270-4. doi:10.1021/np4008798.
  • Witt CM, Aickin M, Cherkin D, Che C, Elder C, Flower A, Hammerschlag R, Liu JP, Lao L, Phurrough S, Ritenbaugh C, Rubin LH, Schnyer R, Wayne PM, Withers SR, Zhao-Xiang B, Young J, Berman BM. "Effectiveness guidance document (EGD) for Chinese medicine trials: a consensus document.". Trials. 2014;15:169. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-169.
  • Zhao M, Zhang X, Wang Y, Huang M, Duan JA, Gödecke T, Szymulanska-Ramamurthy KM, Yin Z, Che C. "Germacranes and m-menthane from Illicium lanceolatum.". Molecules (Basel, Switzerland). 2014;19(4):4326-37. doi:10.3390/molecules19044326.
  • Feng R, Zhou X, Tan XS, Or PM, Hu T, Fu J, Ma JY, Huang M, He CY, Shi JG, Che C, Yeung JH, Wang Y. "In vitro identification of cytochrome P450 isoforms responsible for the metabolism of 1-hydroxyl-2,3,5-trimethoxy-xanthone purified from Halenia elliptica D. Don.". Chemico-biological interactions. 2014;210:12-9. doi:10.1016/j.cbi.2013.12.008.
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