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Inhibition of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) by flavonoids isolated from Ailanthus excelsa (Roxb) (Simaroubaceae)
In our screening program for antihypertensive properties of plants, the leaves of Ailanthus excelsa (Roxb), a plant used in Egyptian traditional medicine, were analysed. Chromatographic separation ofExpand
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Antioxidant and Antiproliferative Activity of Diospyros lotus L. Extract and Isolated Compounds
The object of the study was to determine the chemical composition of Diospyros lotus L. extract and their antioxidant and antiproliferative properties. Eight compounds were isolated from D. lotus andExpand
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Antiproliferative and antioxidant properties of Alhagi maurorum Boiss (Leguminosae) aerial parts
Abstract This work is aimed to investigate the antiproliferative and antioxidant activities of Alhagi maurorum , a legume used as natural sweetener. Diethyl ether (DE) and petroleum ether (PE)Expand
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Anti-plasmodial activity of Ailanthus excelsa.
The anti-plasmodial activity of Ailanthus excelsa stem bark was investigated. The methanolic extract inhibited in vitro growth of chloroquine-sensitive (D10) and resistant strains (W2) of PlasmodiumExpand
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Zizyphus jujuba and Origanum majorana extracts protect against hydroquinone-induced clastogenicity.
Hydroquinone (HQ) is a myelotoxin that is found in many foods and formed through the metabolism of benzene. HQ is genotoxic in several in vitro and in vivo test systems, inducing micronuclei (MN),Expand
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Antioxidant activity of methanolic extract of Bombax ceiba
Abstract The antioxidant activity of a methanolic extract of Bombax ceiba was evaluated using several antioxidant assays, in terms of its: (i) ability to scavenge DPPHExpand
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In vitro Antioxidant and Antiproliferative Activities of Flavonoids from Ailanthus excelsa (Roxb.) (Simaroubaceae) Leaves
The present study aimed to investigate the chemical composition, and the antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of Ailanthus excelsa, a plant used in Egyptian traditional medicine.Expand
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Volatile constituents of Ailanthus excelsa Roxb.
The volatile constituents from fresh aerial parts of Ailanthus excelsa were analysed by GC and GC–MS. Fatty acids and their esters represented the main fraction (40.9%) of the obtained oil, withExpand
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New cytotoxic dihydrochalcone and steroidal saponins from the aerial parts of Sansevieria cylindrica Bojer ex Hook
Abstract A new dihydrochalcone, 2‘,4‘-dihydroxy-3‘-methoxy-3,4-methylenedioxy-8-hydroxymethylene dihydrochalcone 1 and two new steroidal saponins, (25 S )-ruscogenin-1- O -α- l -rhamnopyranosyl-(1 →Expand
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Anticancer, Anti HIV-1 and Antimicrobial Potentials of Methanol Extract and Non Polar Fractions of Citrus volkameriana Leaves and Phytochemical Composition
This study investigated anticancer, anti HIV-1, antimicrobial potentials and the phytochemical composition of the total methanol extract, petroleum ether (60-80°C) and dichloromethane fractions ofExpand
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