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In vitro antiplasmodial activity and cytotoxicity of 33 West African plants used for treatment of malaria.
Thirty-three plants commonly used in West tropical Africa by traditional healers for the treatment of malaria were collected and ethanolic extracts were obtained by decoction. The antiplasmodialExpand
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Identification of Peptaibols from Trichoderma virens and Cloning of a Peptaibol Synthetase*
The fungus Trichoderma virens is a ubiquitous soil saprophyte that has been applied as a biological control agent to protect plants from fungal pathogens. One mechanism of biocontrol isExpand
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Antimalarial and cytotoxic activities of ethnopharmacologically selected medicinal plants from South Vietnam.
Malaria is a major global public health problem and the alarming spread of drug resistance and limited number of effective drugs now available underline how important it is to discover newExpand
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Antimicrobial and cytotoxic agents from Calophyllum inophyllum.
The study of the chemical constituents of the root bark and the nut of Calophyllum inophyllum has resulted in the isolation and characterization of a xanthone derivative, named inoxanthone, 3,Expand
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A flavone and an unusual 23-carbon terpenoid from Andrographis paniculata.
Phytochemical investigation of the roots and aerial parts of Andrographis paniculata Nees yielded a new flavone, 5-hydroxy-7,2',6'-trimethoxyflavone and an unusual 23-carbon terpenoid,Expand
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Globulixanthones A and B, two new cytotoxic xanthones with isoprenoid groups from the root bark of Symphonia globulifera.
Bioassay-guided fractionation of a root bark extract of Symphonia globulifera has yielded, in addition to stigmasterol, two new xanthones with isoprenoid units, named globulixanthones A (1) and BExpand
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DNA topoisomerase I inhibitors: cytotoxic flavones from Lethedon tannaensis.
From ethyl acetate and methanolic extracts of Lethedon tannaensis leaves, which were cytotoxic against murine leukemia (P-388) and human nasopharynx carcinoma (KB) cells, one new and six knownExpand
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Laurentixanthones A and B, antimicrobial xanthones from Vismia laurentii.
A phytochemical investigation of the constituents of the roots of Vismia laurentii has resulted in the isolation of two xanthone derivatives named laurentixanthone A (1)Expand
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A cytotoxic cyclic heptapeptide from the seeds of Annona cherimola.
From a methanol extract of the seeds of Annona cherimola, a new cyclic heptapeptide, cherimolacyclopeptide C, has been isolated. The structure was elucidated on the basis of the MS/MS fragmentationExpand
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Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of medicinal plants traditionally used in the village of Kiohima, Uganda.
AIM OF THE STUDY In Uganda, malaria is the most common disease and Ugandan people largely rely on traditional medicine. In this context, we carried out an ethnobotanical study on the Kiohima village,Expand
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