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In vitro inhibitory effects of thymol and quinones of Nigella sativa seeds on cyclooxygenase-1- and -2-catalyzed prostaglandin E2 biosyntheses.
Dithymoquinone, thymohydroquinone, thymol and thymoquinone, compounds derived from N. sativa seeds, were investigated for their in vitro anti-inflammatory activities using cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1)Expand
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In vitro growth-inhibitory effect of plant-derived extracts and compounds against Paenibacillus larvae and their acute oral toxicity to adult honey bees.
In total, 26 natural compounds of various chemical classes (flavonoids, alkaloids, terpenoids) and 19 crude extracts from selected plants were tested in vitro for antibacterial activity against threeExpand
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Growth inhibitory effect of grape phenolics against wine spoilage yeasts and acetic acid bacteria.
This paper investigates the in vitro antimicrobial potential of 15 grape phenolic compounds of various chemical classes (phenolic acids, stilbenes and flavonoids) using the broth microdilution methodExpand
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In vitro antioxidant and anti-proliferative activity of Ethiopian medicinal plant extracts
Identification and characterization of natural products with antioxidant and anti-proliferative activity has received much interest over the past few years. Ethiopia is one of the developingExpand
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In vitro anti-inflammatory activity of carvacrol: Inhibitory effect on COX-2 catalyzed prostaglandin E2 biosynthesisb
Possible anti-inflammatory effect of carvacrol was evaluated by in vitro cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) assay. Carvacrol inhibited production of prostaglandin E2 catalysed by COX-2 with an IC50 value ofExpand
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Antibacterial C-geranylflavonoids from Paulownia tomentosa Fruits.
Eight C-6-geranylflavonoids ( 1- 8) were isolated from an ethanol extract of Paulownia tomentosa fruits. Tomentodiplacone ( 1), 3'- O-methyl-5'-hydroxydiplacone ( 2), 3'- O-methyl-5'-Expand
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In vitro anti-microbial activity of extracts from the callus cultures of some Nigella species
Crude methanol extracts from callus cultures of Nigella arvensis, N. damascena, N. hispanica, N. integrifolia, and N. sativa were investigated for their anti-microbial activity. Growth inhibition wasExpand
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In vitro antioxidant activity and phenolic composition of Georgian, Central and West European wines
Abstract Georgia is a traditional country of viticulture and winemaking but only a few studies have been focused on wines originating from this area. In this study, we compared antioxidant effect,Expand
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Natural compound cudraflavone B shows promising anti-inflammatory properties in vitro.
Cudraflavone B (1) is a prenylated flavonoid found in large amounts in the roots of Morus alba, a plant used as a herbal remedy for its reputed anti-inflammatory properties. The present study showsExpand
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