Francielda Q Oliveira

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Bidens pilosa (Asteraceae), a medicinal plant used worldwide, has antimalarial activity as shown in previous work. This study tested ethanol extracts from wild plants collected in three different regions of Brazil and from plants cultivated in various soil conditions. The extracts were active in mice infected with P. berghei: doses of < or =500 mg/kg(More)
Bidens pilosa is among the several plants used in Brazil to treat malaria. It was demonstrated that crude extracts from roots prepared with 80% ethanol by percolation are active in vitro against Plasmodium falciparum and the activity is correlated with the presence of polyacetylene and flavonoids. This extract was submitted to column chromatography with(More)
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