Alexandre Zanelli dos Santos

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Introduction The term jasmonates is used to describe lipid derivatives synthesized via octadecanoid pathway and are mainly represented by jasmonic acid (JA) and its ester methyl jasmonate (MJ). In plants, jasmonates act in the defense mechanism [1], and recent reports have attributed to JA and MJ the ability to inhibit the growth of human cancer cells, yet(More)
Introduction Several studies have shown that jasmonates (jasmonic acid, (+)-7-isojasmonic acid and methyl jasmonate) exhibit potential anticancer activity, with the advantage of displaying selective cytotoxicity to cancer cells that spares normal lymphocytes to this function [1]. This class of compounds is present in several families of plants, being also(More)
Introduction Jasmonates are a growing class of compounds of vegetable origin which present phytoregulator activity and toxicity against some types of cancer cells. Additionally the jasmonates have also shown activity against some types of nematodes [1]. Jasmonates available on the market are of plant origin or synthetic, present costs are still high. Like(More)
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