About the Authors

Jin-Seok Lee

Affiliation Liver and Immunology Research Center, Oriental Medical Collage of Daejeon University, 22–5 Daehung-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon, 301–724, Republic of Korea

Sung-Shin Hong

Affiliation Korean Medical College of Daejeon University, 22–5 Yongwoon-dong, Dong-gu, Daejeon301-724, Republic of Korea

Hyeong-Geug Kim

Affiliation Liver and Immunology Research Center, Oriental Medical Collage of Daejeon University, 22–5 Daehung-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon, 301–724, Republic of Korea

Hye-Won Lee

Affiliation TKM-based Herbal Drug Research Group, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon 305–811, Republic of Korea

Won-Yong Kim

Affiliation Liver and Immunology Research Center, Oriental Medical Collage of Daejeon University, 22–5 Daehung-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon, 301–724, Republic of Korea

Sam-Keun Lee

Affiliation Department of Applied Chemistry, Daejeon University, 62, Daehak-ro, Dong-gu, Daejeon 34520, Republic of Korea

Chang-Gue Son

ckson@dju.ac.kr

Affiliation Liver and Immunology Research Center, Oriental Medical Collage of Daejeon University, 22–5 Daehung-dong, Jung-gu, Daejeon, 301–724, Republic of Korea

Competing Interests

The authors declare that no conflicts of interest exist. All the authors have approved the final article.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JSL CGS. Performed the experiments: JSL SSH WYK HGK. Analyzed the data: HWL SKL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JSL SSH WYK. Wrote the paper: JSL CGS.