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Antibacterial and antifungal activity of Indonesian ethnomedical plants.
Methylene chloride and methanol extracts of 20 Indonesian plants with ethnomedical uses have been assessed for in vitro antibacterial and antifungal properties by disk diffusion method. Extracts ofExpand
Mangrove Forests—The Importance of Conservation as a Bioresource for Ecosystem Diversity and Utilization as a Source of Chemical Constituents With Potential Medicinal and Agricultural Value
This presentation will review the utilization of mangroves in Southeast Asia (especially Thailand and the Philippines), the importance of the mangrove forests to maintaining the biodiversity ofExpand
3′-formyl-2′,4′,6′-trihydroxydihydrochalcone from Psidium acutangulum
Twig and leaf extracts of the Peruvian plant Psidium acutangulum were shown to have antifungal properties against the fungi Rhizoctonia solani, Helminthosporium teres and Pythium ultimum, leading to the isolation of a new compound, 3′-formyl-2′,4′,6′-trihydroxychalcone. Expand
Reactive radical scavenging and xanthine oxidase inhibition of proanthocyanidins from Carallia brachiata
A new A‐type trimeric proanthocyanidin named carallidin is named, along with mahuannin A and p‐hydroxy benzoic acid, which exhibited radical scavenging against DPPH and superoxide radical and inhibited xanthine oxidase. Expand
Cotton boll weevil antifeedant activity and antifungal activity (Rhizoctonia solani and Pythium ultimum) of extracts of the stems of Wedelia biflora
Extracts of the stems of the Thai plant Wedelia biflora (Linn.) DC (Compositae) were shown to have antifeedant activity against the cotton boll weevil, which prompted an investigation of antifungal properties. Expand
Treatment of myeloma
The compounds of the invention which encompasses a class of compounds having the property of anti-carcinogenic activity against human myeloma r comprising 4-oxo-2-butenoic acid compounds andExpand
Antithrombin activity of medicinal plants of the Azores.
A chromogenic bioassay was utilized to determine the antithrombin activity of methylene chloride and methanol extracts prepared from 50 plants of Azores, and extracts of the six plants Hedychium gardneranum and Gunnera tinctoria demonstrated activity of 78% or higher. Expand