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Chemical Constituents of Ximenia Americana
Two steroids (1 and 2), five pentacyclic triperpenoids (3–7) and a new furanosesquiterpene (8) were isolated from the stems of Ximenia americana, family Olacaceae. The structures of the compounds
In vitro and in vivo anticancer properties of cucurbitacin isolated from Cayaponia racemosa
Data indicate that these naturally occurring compounds have anticancer potential, and treatment with compound 1 caused an increase in spleen weight and morphological alterations related to immunostimulatory properties.
Studies on the Cytotoxicity of Miscellaneous Compounds from Eupatorium betonicaeforme (D.C.) Baker (Asteraceae)
The cytotoxic effects of known constituents isolated from the flowers and roots of Eupatorium betonicaeforme are reported, corroborates the anticancer potential of E upatorium secondary metabolites.