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Chemical analysis, antioxidant, antiinflammatory and anticholinesterase activities of Origanum ehrenbergii Boiss and Origanum syriacum L. essential oils.
Abstract The essential oils of Origanum ehrenbergii and O. syriacum collected in Lebanon were analysed by GC and GC–MS and evaluated for their anticholinesterase, NO production inhibitory activities,… Expand
In vitro inhibitory activities of plants used in Lebanon traditional medicine against angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) and digestive enzymes related to diabetes.
- M. Loizzo, Antoine M. Saab, +7 authors F. Menichini
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 2 September 2008
AIM OF THE STUDY In recent years the use of medicinal plants has been growing worldwide and this is particularly true in Lebanon. In the present investigation we report the inhibitory activity… Expand
Berberis aetnensis and B. libanotica: a comparative study on the chemical composition, inhibitory effect on key enzymes linked to Alzheimer's disease and antioxidant activity
- M. Bonesi, M. Loizzo, +4 authors R. Tundis
- Medicine, Chemistry
- The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology
- 1 December 2013
This study involves for the first time the evaluation of Berberis aetnensis C. Presl. and Berberis libanotica Ehrenb. ex C.K. Schneid. roots for anticholinesterase and antioxidant properties, with… Expand
Antiproliferative activities on renal, prostate and melanoma cancer cell lines of Sarcopoterium spinosum aerial parts and its major constituent tormentic acid.
- M. Loizzo, M. Bonesi, N. G. Passalacqua, Antoine M. Saab, F. Menichini, R. Tundis
- Biology, Medicine
- Anti-cancer agents in medicinal chemistry
- 31 May 2013
The search for improved cytotoxic agents continues to be an important line in the discovery of modern anticancer drugs. Sarcopoterium spinosum (L.) Spach is mentioned in ethnobotanical surveys as a… Expand
Comparative chemical composition and antiproliferative activity of aerial parts of Salvia leriifolia Benth. and Salvia acetabulosa L. essential oils against human tumor cell in vitro models.
- M. Loizzo, Federica Menichini, +5 authors F. Menichini
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of medicinal food
- 5 February 2010
The aim of this work was to examine the chemical composition and antiproliferative activity of Salvia leriifolia Benth. and Salvia acetabulosa L. oils. S. leriifolia oil was characterized by 50… Expand
Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oils from Pinus brutia (calabrian pine) growing in Lebanon
Antiproliferative, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Cedrus libani and Pinus pinea wood oils and Juniperus excelsa berry oil
In this paper we report the analysis of essential oils from the woods of C. libani and P. pinea and from the berries of J. excelsa. Several differences were observed with respect to previous studie...