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Anti‐plasmodial activity of some Kenyan medicinal plant extracts singly and in combination with chloroquine
Sixty organic and aqueous extracts of eleven plants used for the control of malaria by local communities in Kisii District, Kenya were screened for in vitro anti‐plasmodial activity. The plantsExpand
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In vitro antiplasmodial activity of some plants used in Kisii, Kenya against malaria and their chloroquine potentiation effects.
Fifty-five organic and aqueous extracts of 11 plants used in malaria therapy in Kisii District, Kenya were tested in vitro against chloroquine (CQ)-sensitive and resistant strains of PlasmodiumExpand
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Brine shrimp toxicity and antiplasmodial activity of five Kenyan medicinal plants.
The organic extracts of leaves and roots of five plants used for treating malaria in Central, Nairobi and Rift Valley Provinces, Kenya were tested for brine shrimp lethality and in vitroExpand
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Flavonoids from Tephrosia aequilata.
From the roots of the plant Tephrosia aequilata Baker, five flavonoids were isolated of which, 3,4:8,9-dimethylenedioxypterocarpan is reported for the first time. Its structure and those of theExpand
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Bioactive metabolites from Trichoderma harzianum and Trichoderma longibrachiatum
The tea plant, Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze is an important crop in the agriculturally based economy of Kenya. Many diseases affect the tea plant but the most prevalent is armillaria root rotExpand
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Antiplasmodial activity of compounds from Drypetes gerrardii
0009-3130/12/4802-0339 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 1) Department of Chemistry, Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya; 2) Department of Chemistry, UniversitatExpand
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Drypetdimer A: A New Flavone Dimer from Drypetes gerrardii
A new flavone dimer, drypetdimer A (1), was isolated from Drypetes gerrardii J. Hutch. The structure of the new compound was elucidated by detailed spectroscopic analysis such as 1H, 13C NMR, COSY,Expand
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A simple synthesis of 7,4'-dihydroxy-6-methoxyisoflavone, glycitein, the third soybean isoflavone.
4-Methoxyresorcinol (3) was synthesized as the precursor for glycitein (6) synthesis by the oxidation of 3-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde (1) to the aryl formate with H2O2 and a catalytic amount ofExpand
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Chemical constituents from the root bark of Ozoroa insignis
The roots of Ozoroa insignis Del. (Heeria insignis Del.) (Anacardiaceae) are used as a remedy for diarrhea, venereal diseases, tapeworm and hookworm, schistosomiasis, kidney trouble, migraine, andExpand
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