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Antidepressant-like effects of an alkaloid extract of the aerial parts of Annona cherimolia in mice.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Several species of Annona (Annonaceae) are used in traditional Mexican medicine by their anti-anxiety, anticonvulsant and tranquilizing properties. It has been reportedExpand
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Neuropharmacological study of Dracocephalum moldavica L. (Lamiaceae) in mice: sedative effect and chemical analysis of an aqueous extract.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Dracocephalum moldavica is used as a tranquilizer and as remedy for nervous conditions relief in the Mexican traditional medicine. Despite its intensive use noExpand
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Central nervous system effects and chemical composition of two subspecies of Agastache mexicana; an ethnomedicine of Mexico.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Agastache mexicana subspecies mexicana (Amm) and xolocotziana (Amx) are used in Mexican traditional medicine to relief cultural affiliation syndromes known as "susto"Expand
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Anti-inflammatory activity of coumarins from Decatropis bicolor on TPA ear mice model.
From the aerial parts of Decatropis bicolor, heraclenin (1), seselin (2), psoralen (3), imperatorin (4), skimmianine (5), and heraclenol (6), were isolated. This is the first time that coumarin-likeExpand
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DNA‐crosslinker cisplatin eradicates bacterial persister cells
For all bacteria, nearly every antimicrobial fails since a subpopulation of the bacteria enter a dormant state known as persistence, in which the antimicrobials are rendered ineffective due to theExpand
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Repurposing the anticancer drug mitomycin C for the treatment of persistent Acinetobacter baumannii infections.
Acinetobacter baumannii is an emergent opportunistic bacterial pathogen responsible for recalcitrant infections owing to its high intrinsic tolerance to most antibiotics; therefore, suitableExpand
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Mitochondrial permeability transition as target of anticancer drugs.
Mitochondria are the cell powerhouses but also contain the mechanisms leading to cell death. Many signals converge on mitochondria to cause the permeabilization of mitochondrial membranes by theExpand
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Vasodilation and radical-scavenging activity of imperatorin and selected coumarinic and flavonoid compounds from genus Casimiroa.
Hypertension is a very widespread condition which is not strictly considered as an illness but if not countered, progressively causes damage to all tissues and loss in their functionality. For thisExpand
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Anxiolytic-Like and Antinociceptive Effects of 2(S)-Neoponcirin in Mice
Study aims: 2(S)-neopincirin (NEO) is a constituent from of Clinopodium mexicanum, which is used in traditional Mexican herbal medicine for its tranquilizing and analgesic properties. This studyExpand
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Bio-guided isolation of the cytotoxic corytenchine and isocoreximine from roots of Annona cherimolia.
The roots of Annona cherimolia have been shown to contain the known tetrahydroprotoberberine alkaloids corytenchine (1) and isocoreximine (2), investigated for their cytotoxic properties.
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