Lidilhone Hamerski

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A total of 42 ethanolic extracts from 30 different plant species, native to the Pantanal and Cerrado of the West-Central region of Brazil, have been evaluated for their larvicidal activity against Aedes aegypti larvae, the vector of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fevers. Among the extracts tested, that obtained from the trunk bark of Ocotea velloziana was(More)
A total of 73 ethanol extracts from different anatomical parts of 44 plant species belonging to 24 families, native to the Mid-Western region of Brazil, were assessed in vitro for their effect on the reproductive cycle of engorged females of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, using the adult immersion test. All extracts were evaluated at(More)
Phenylpropanoid glycosides, 1'-O-benzyl-alpha-L-rhamnopyranosyl-(1''-->6')-beta-D-glucopyranoside (1) and alpha-L-xylopyranosyl-(4''-->2')-(3-O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl)-1'-O-E-caffeoyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside (2), together with the known derivatives, 1,6-di-O-caffeoyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside (3), 1-O-(E)-caffeoyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside (4) and(More)
In Western markets, the extract from the seeds of Paullinia cupana Kunth, Sapindaceae, popularly known as Guaraná, is most commonly used in high-energy foods and drinks and dietary supplements. However, a broad spectrum of medicinal activities is reported for P. cupana, ranging from stimulation of the central nervous system, in cases of physical or mental(More)
Chemical investigation of Guarea kunthiana fruits, guided by their effect on the reproductive cycle of engorged females of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus-a major economic problem to the livestock industry worldwide-led to isolation of 3β-O-tigloylmelianol, a new protolimonoid, from the bioactive hexane phase obtained by partitioning the(More)
Two new triterpene glucosides, beta-D-glucopyranosyl 2alpha,3beta,24-trihydroxyolean- 12-en-28-oate and beta-D-glucopyranosyl 2alpha,3beta,23,24-tetrahydroxyurs-12-en-28-oate, in addition to nine known compounds belonging to three different triterpene classes (oleanane-, ursane- and lupane-type) have been isolated from the stems of a specimen of Combretum(More)
The coumarins 5-methoxy-6,7-methylenedioxycoumarin 1 5-(3-methyl-2-butenyloxy)-6,7-methylenedioxycoumarin 2 and 5-(2,3-dihydroxy-3-methylbutyloxy)-6,7-methylenedioxycoumarin 3 isolated from Pterocaulon species showed significant cytotoxicity against two glioma cells lines. Compound 1 presented IC(50) values of 34.6 μM and 31.6 μM against human (U138-MG) and(More)
O estudo fitoquímico das flores e frutos verdes de Senna spectabilis forneceu um novo alcaloide 2,6-dialquilpiperidin-3-ol chamado de (–)-7-hidróxi-cassina, juntamente com cinco alcaloides conhecidos: (–)-cassina, (–)-espectalina, (–)-3-O-acetil-espectalina, (–)-7-hidróxi-espectalina e (–)-6-iso-espectalina. Além dos alcaloides, também foram isolados(More)
Ethanol extracts from six selected species from the Cerrado of the Central-Western region of Brazil, which are used in traditional medicine for the treatment of infectious diseases and other medical conditions, namely Erythroxylum suberosum St. Hil. (Erythroxylaceae), Hyptis crenata Pohl. ex Benth. (Lamiaceae), Roupala brasiliensis Klotz. (Proteaceae),(More)