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Chemistry, biology, and medicinal potential of narciclasine and its congeners.
Ornamental flower growers know that placing a cut daffodil (a.k.a. narcissus) in a vase with other flowers has a negative effect on the quality of those flowers and significantly shortens their vaseExpand
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Isolation, spectroscopy and selective phytotoxic effects of polyphenols from vegetable waste waters
Abstract Catechol, 4-methylcatechol, tyrosol and hydroxytyrosol were isolated and characterized as the main polyphenols from olive oil mill waste waters. In addition, the corresponding acetates wereExpand
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Antibacterial polyphenols from olive oil mill waste waters.
Olive oil vegetation waters (VW) were highly toxic to both phytopathogenic Pseudomonas syringae (Smith, Yung et al.) pv. savastanoi (Gram-negative) and Corynebacterium michiganense (Gram-positive)Expand
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Tolaasins A--E, five new lipodepsipeptides produced by Pseudomonas tolaasii.
Pseudomonas tolaasii, the causal organism of brown blotch disease of Agaricus bisporus and of the yellowing of Pleurotus ostreatus, was shown to produce in culture tolaasin I (1), tolaasin II (2),Expand
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Amaryllidaceae alkaloids belonging to different structural subgroups display activity against apoptosis-resistant cancer cells.
Fifteen Amaryllidaceae alkaloids (1-15) were evaluated for their antiproliferative activities against six distinct cancer cell lines. Several of these natural products were found to have lowExpand
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Biological evaluation of structurally diverse amaryllidaceae alkaloids and their synthetic derivatives: discovery of novel leads for anticancer drug design.
Twenty-nine Amaryllidaceae alkaloids and their derivatives belonging to the five most common groups, including lycorine, lycorenine, tazettine, crinine, and narciclasine types, were evaluated forExpand
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Anticancer evaluation of structurally diverse Amaryllidaceae alkaloids and their synthetic derivatives
Plants of the Amaryllidaceae family have been under intense scrutiny for the presence of the specific metabolites responsible for the medicinal properties associated with them. The study began inExpand
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Interaction between Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi and Pantoea agglomerans in olive knots
Results of a survey of olive knot disease in central Italy in 2002 and 2003 showed that Pantoea agglomerans was found associated with the pathogen Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi (Ps.Expand
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Stagonolides B-F, nonenolides produced by Stagonospora cirsii, a potential mycoherbicide of Cirsium arvense.
Stagonospora cirsii, a fungal pathogen isolated from Cirsium arvense and proposed as a potential mycoherbicide of this perennial noxious weed, produces phytotoxic metabolites in liquid and solidExpand
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Inuloxins A-D, phytotoxic bi-and tri-cyclic sesquiterpene lactones produced by Inula viscosa: potential for broomrapes and field dodder management.
Four phytotoxic bi- and tri-cyclic sesquiterpene lactones, named inuloxins A-D, were isolated together with the known α-costic acid, from the aerial parts of Inula viscosa (family Asteraceae), aExpand
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