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Lapachol: An overview
Lapachol is a naphthoquinone that was first isolated by E. Paterno from Tabebuia avellanedae (Bignoniaceae) in 1882. A wide spectrum of therapeutic activities have been attributed to lapachol or its
Potent Anti-Platelet Constituents from Centaurea iberica
New naturally occurring nitrogenous compounds 1 and 2, along with a new dimeric lignan glucoside 3, have been isolated from the ethyl acetate soluble fraction of Centaurea iberica and all the isolated compounds showed significant platelet aggregation inhibition.
Isolation of Prostratin from Euphorbia cornigera.
Assignment of the 13C NMR spectrum of quinovic acid
Abstract The 13C NMR spectra of the triterpene quinovic acid and its methyl ester have been assigned. The structures of azizic and manevalic acids should be revised.
Studies on the antiinflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic activities of santonin.
Santonin, a sesquiterpene lactone, commonly found in the plants of the family Compositae was found to show significant antiinflammatory activity on acute inflammatory processes and caused a significant antipyretic effect in mice.