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Acute toxicity and mutagenic activity of Mexican plants used in traditional medicine.
The present work was undertaken to determine safety parameters of selected Mexican medicinal plants chosen on the basis of their frequency of medicinal use and commercial importance. The medicinalExpand
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ROS scavenging capacity and neuroprotective effect of alpha-mangostin against 3-nitropropionic acid in cerebellar granule neurons.
Alpha-mangostin is a xanthone with antioxidant properties isolated from mangosteen fruit. The reactive oxygen species (ROS) scavenging capacity and the potential protective effect of alpha-mangostinExpand
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Antimycobacterial agents from selected Mexican medicinal plants
As part of the ICBG program Bioactive Agents from Dryland Biodiversity of Latin America, the present investigation was undertaken to explore the possible antimycobacterial potential of compoundsExpand
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Antioxidant activity of A-type proanthocyanidins from Geranium niveum (Geraniaceae).
Geranium niveum S. Watson (Geraniaceae) is a medicinal herb widely used by the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico. This species is rich in proanthocyanidins and other phenolics. Previous in vitro assaysExpand
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Phytotoxic Compounds from Flourensia cernua.
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Constituents, biological activities and quality control parameters of the crude extract and essential oil from Arracacia tolucensis var. multifida.
Bioassay guided fractionation of an antimycobacterial extract of Arracacia tolucensis var. multifida (Umbelliferae) led to the isolation of isoimperatorin (1), osthol (2), suberosin (3),Expand
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Antinociceptive activity of the essential oil from Artemisia ludoviciana.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Aerial parts of Artemisia ludoviciana are widely used in Mexico for treating gastrointestinal disorders, painful complaints and diabetes. AIM OF THE STUDY ToExpand
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Chemical composition and antimicrobial and spasmolytic properties of Poliomintha longiflora and Lippia graveolens essential oils.
UNLABELLED In the present study, we reported a comparative analysis of the chemical composition and pharmacological properties of the essential oils obtained from 2 Mexican oreganos, PoliominthaExpand
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Effect of natural and synthetic benzyl benzoates on calmodulin.
The present investigation describes the effect of the spasmolytic benzylbenzoates 1-9 from Brickellia veronicifolia on CaM using a functional in vitro enzymatic assay. Bovine brain PDE1 was used as aExpand
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Sesquiterpene lactones and phenylpropanoids from Cosmos pringlei.
Activity-directed fractionation of a phytotoxic extract from Cosmos pringlei led to the isolation of three new compounds, namely, 1'-isovaleroyloxy-4-O-isobutyryleugenol (1), zaluzanin C isobutyrateExpand
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