TY - CHAP A1 - Qihe Xu A2 - Yuen Fei Wong A3 - Shanshan Qu A4 - Qingyang Kong A5 - Xiu-Li Zhang A6 - Xin-Miao Liang A7 - Qin Hu A8 - Mazhar Noor A9 - Bruce M. Hendry ED1 - Haixue Kuang Y1 - 2012-01-18 PY - 2012 T1 - Knowledge-Based Discovery of Anti-Fibrotic and Pro-Fibrotic Activities from Chinese Materia Medica N2 - During the recent years, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has attracted the attention of researchers all over the world. It is looked upon not only as a bright pearl, but also a treasure house of ancient Chinese culture. Nowadays, TCM has become a subject area with high potential and the possibility for original innovation. This book titled Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine provides an authoritative and cutting-edge insight into TCM research, including its basic theories, diagnostic approach, current clinical applications, latest advances, and more. It discusses many often neglected important issues, such as the theory of TCM property, and how to carry out TCM research in the direction of TCM property theory using modern scientific technology. The authors of this book comprise an international group of recognized researchers who possess abundant clinical knowledge and research background due to their years of practicing TCM. Hopefully, this book will help our readers gain a deeper understanding of the unique characteristics of Chinese medicine. BT - Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine SP - Ch. 16 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/26551 DO - 10.5772/26551 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-13 ER -