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Chiral specificity in responses by the bark beetleDendroctonus valens to host kairomones
The attraction of the red turpentine beetle,Dendroctonus valens, to the resin volatiles of its host,Pinus ponderosa, is elicited by three chiral monoterpenes. In field assays response was greatest toExpand
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Antibacterial activity of coriander volatile compounds against Salmonella choleraesuis.
Aliphatic (2E)-alkenals and alkanals characterized from the fresh leaves of the coriander Coriandrum sativum L. (Umbelliferae) were found to possess bactericidal activity against SalmonellaExpand
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Antioxidant activity of anacardic acids
Abstract Anacardic acids, 6-pentadec(en)ylsalicylic acids isolated from the cashew Anacardium occidentale L. (Anacardiaceae) nut and apple, were found to possess preventive antioxidant activity whileExpand
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Ethnobotanical drug discovery based on medicine men's trials in the African savanna: screening of east African plants for antimicrobial activity II.
Antimicrobial activity of a number of East African plants was evaluated. The plants collected based on information provided by medicine men showed a much higher probability of finding active extractsExpand
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Kinetics of mushroom tyrosinase inhibition by quercetin.
  • Q. Chen, I. Kubo
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
  • 6 June 2002
The effects of quercetin on the activity of mushroom tyrosinase were studied. The equilibrium constants for this inhibitor binding with the enzyme molecule were established. The inhibition mechanismExpand
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Structural functions of antimicrobial long-chain alcohols and phenols.
Antimicrobial activity of a series of long-chain alcohols and common naturally occurring alcohols were tested against 15 selected microorganisms in order to gain new insights into their structuralExpand
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Characterization of xanthine oxidase inhibition by anacardic acids.
Anacardic acid, 6[8(Z), 11(Z), 14-pentadecatrienyl]salicylic acid, inhibits generation of superoxide radicals by xanthine oxidase. This inhibition does not follow a hyperbolic inhibition, depends onExpand
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Enantiomeric composition of ipsdienol: A chemotaxonomic character for north American populations ofIps spp. in thepini subgeneric group (coleoptera: Scolytidae)
Thirty-five populations ofIps pini (Say) and one population each ofIps avulsus (Eichhoff) andIps bonanseai (Hopkins) were analyzed for the enantiomeric composition of ipsdienolExpand
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Structure-antibacterial activity relationships of anacardic acids
A series of anacardic acids possessing different side-chain lengths were synthesized, and their antimicrobial activity was tested. In the case against Staphylococcus aureus, the anacardic acid havingExpand
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Tyrosinase inhibitors from Anacardium occidentale fruits.
Anacardic acids, 2-methylcardols, and cardols isolated from various parts of the cashew [Anacardium occidentale] (Anacardiaceae) fruit have been found to exhibit tyrosinase inhibitory activity.Expand
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