Zilong Wang, Lu Li, Yushan Jiang, Ying Liu, Hui Liang
||Chronic Diseases Prevention Review, 2019, Vol.3 (11), pp.49-52
||Guoyu exquisite culture Co., Ltd
Oleanolic acid is a pentacyclic triterpenoid compound witha wide spread occurrence throughout the plant kingdom. Innature, the compound exists either as a free acid or as anaglycone precursor for triterpenoid saponins, in which itcan be linked to one or more sugar chains. This reviewconsolidates and expands on recent reports on the biologicaleffects of oleanolic acid and their mechanisms of action invitro and in vivo study models. Oleanolic acids areimportant candidates in the search for alternative therapyin the treatment and management of chronic diseases.