Ana Lúcia Tasca Góis Ruiz

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In this work the antiproliferative activity of goniothalamin (1), both in racemic and in its enantiomeric pure forms, in a solid tumor experimental model using laboratory animals is described. The antiedematogenic activity displayed by racemic 1 in the carrageenan edema model in mice together with the reduction of Ehrlich solid tumor model suggest a(More)
A series of Biginelli adducts bearing different substituents at C-4 position were synthesized by using p-sulfonic acid calix[4]arene as a catalyst. The in vitro potential to scavenge reactive nitrogen/oxygen species (RNS and ROS) and the ability to inhibit cancer cells growth were then investigated. Four adducts were found to be potent scavengers of(More)
Phytochemical study of Gochnatia polymorpha (Less) Cabr. ssp. floccosa Cabr. trunk bark, guided by antiproliferative assays on 10 human cancer cell lines and the VERO cell line, yielded six known compounds identified as the triterpene bauerenyl acetate, the guaianolide 11α,13-dihydrozaluzanin C and the dimeric guaianolides 10-desoxygochnatiolide A,(More)
This study shows the evaluation the antiproliferative effect of the extract, fractions, and uncommon compounds isolated from R. rosaefolius leaves. The compounds were identified by conventional spectroscopic methods such as NMR-H(1) and C(13) and identified as 5,7-dihydroxy-6,8,4'-trimethoxyflavonol (1), 5-hydroxy-3,6,7,8,4'-pentamethoxyflavone (2), and(More)
Bioavailability and biological properties of flavonoid glycosides can be improved after the enzymatic hydrolysis of specific glycosyl groups. In this study, we evaluate the antioxidant and antiproliferative potential of rutin after enzymatic hydrolysis performed by α-l-rhamnosidases (hesperidinase from Penicillium sp. and naringinase from Penicillium(More)
In an attempt to develop potent and selective antitumor agents, a series of novel thiosemicarbazones derived from a natural monoterpene R-(+)-limonene was synthesized and their antitumor activity was evaluated. Overall, the majority of tested compounds exhibited considerable inhibitory effects on the growth of a wide range of cancer cell lines. Almost all(More)
A series of thiophene-2-thiosemicarbazones derivatives (5-14) was synthesized, characterized and evaluated for their antitumor activity. They were tested in vitro against human tumor cell lines through the colorimetric method. The results revealed that compounds 7 and 9 were the most effective in inhibiting 50% of the cell growth after 48 h of treatment. As(More)
This study aimed to evaluate the activity of essential oils (EOs) against Streptococcus mutans biofilm by chemically characterizing their fractions responsible for biological and antiproliferative activity. Twenty EO were obtained by hydrodistillation and submitted to the antimicrobial assay (minimum inhibitory (MIC) and bactericidal (MBC) concentrations)(More)
INTRODUCTION The pharmacological assessment of the factors for gastric protection of a test substance should involve experimental models that can determine the involvement of cytoprotective factors, as well as their influence on the secretion of hydrochloric acid. The original protocol of pylorus ligation in rats proposed by Shay et al. in 1945, still in(More)
Two new spiro-acridines were synthesized by introducing cyano-N-acylhydrazone between the acridine and phenyl rings followed by spontaneous cyclization. The final compounds (E)-1'-(benzylideneamino)-5'-oxo-1',5'-dihydro-10H-spiro[acridine-9,2'-pyrrole]-4'-carbonitrile (AMTAC-01) and(More)