Phytochemical Analysis and in vitro Antiviral Activities of the Essential Oils of Seven Lebanon Species
The chemical composition of the essential oils of Laurus nobilis, Juniperus oxycedrus, Thuja orientalis, Cupressus sempervirens, and Satureja thymbra was determined by GC/MS analysis.
Biological Activities of Essential Oils: From Plant Chemoecology to Traditional Healing Systems
The paucity of in human studies limits the potential of essential oils as effective and safe phytotherapeutic agents, and more well-designed clinical trials are needed in order to ascertain the real efficacy and safety of these plant products.
Genistein and cancer: current status, challenges, and future directions.
This review critically analyzes the available literature on the therapeutic role of genistein on different types of cancer, focusing on its chemical features, plant food sources, bioavailability, and safety.
Inhibition of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) by flavonoids isolated from Ailanthus excelsa (Roxb) (Simaroubaceae)
All the flavonoids tested exhibited ACE inhibitory activity, in particular the most active compound was kaempferol‐3‐O‐β‐galactopyranoside with an IC50 value of 260 µm.
Natural products and their derivatives as cholinesterase inhibitors in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders: an update.
Recent advances in current knowledge on natural products as cholinesterase inhibitors are summarized and how these compounds have also served as the starting points for semi-synthetic analogs with improved properties are highlighted.
The influence of fruit ripening on the phytochemical content and biological activity of Capsicum chinense Jacq. cv Habanero.
Antioxidant and Carbohydrate-Hydrolysing Enzymes Potential of Sechium edule (Jacq.) Swartz (Cucurbitaceae) Peel, Leaves and Pulp Fresh and Processed
- M. Loizzo, M. Bonesi, F. Menichini, M. Tenuta, M. Leporini, R. Tundis
- Chemistry, MedicinePlant Foods for Human Nutrition
- 29 July 2016
Sechum edule peel, leaves and pulp were investigated for their chemical composition (total phenol, flavonoid, carotenoid and vitamin C content), and for antioxidant activity and…
Chemical analysis, antioxidant, antiinflammatory and anticholinesterase activities of Origanum ehrenbergii Boiss and Origanum syriacum L. essential oils.
Radical scavenging, antioxidant and metal chelating activities of Annona cherimola Mill. (cherimoya) peel and pulp in relation to their total phenolic and total flavonoid contents
Antioxidant and antibacterial activities on foodborne pathogens of Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. (Moraceae) leaves extracts.
- M. Loizzo, R. Tundis, U. Chandrika, A. Abeysekera, F. Menichini, N. Frega
- Chemistry, MedicineJournal of Food Science
- 1 June 2010
The total phenols content by Folin-Ciocalteau method was determined with the purpose of testing its relationship with the antioxidant and antibacterial activities.