Natural Alkamides: Pharmacology, Chemistry and Distribution
- M. Ríos
- Chemistry, Biology
- 16 March 2012
Alkamides are a broad and expanding group of bioactive natural compounds found in at least 33 plant families and are involved in the potentiation of antibiotics and the inhibition of prostaglandin biosynthesis, RNA synthesis and the arachidonic acid metabolism.
Antidiabetic activity of some pentacyclic acid triterpenoids, role of PTP-1B: in vitro, in silico, and in vivo approaches.
Antifungal activities of nine traditional Mexican medicinal plants.
Analgesic activity of affinin, an alkamide from Heliopsis longipes (Compositae).
Cytotoxic isoflavans from Eysenhardtia polystachya.
The isoflavans 1, 2, and isoduartin (2', 7-dihydroxy-3',4',8-trimethoxyisoflavan) displayed moderate cytotoxic activity against KB cell lines. the structures of 1 and 2 were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic methods.
Myo-inositol-derived glycolipids with anti-inflammatory activity from Solanum lanceolatum.
- Yesenia Herrera-Salgado, M. L. Garduño-Ramírez, L. Vázquez, M. Ríos, L. Alvarez
- Chemistry, BiologyJournal of Natural Products
- 1 July 2005
All the compounds showed in vivo anti-inflammatory activity against ear edema in mice produced by 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA), and in vitro enzyme inhibition studies showed that the mixture of lanceolitols A1-A7 inhibited by 58.56% phospholipase A2 from bee venom.
Two new benzofuranes from Eupatorium aschenbornianum and their antimicrobial activity.
Through a bioassay-guided fractionation, from the aerial parts of the medicinal plant Eupatorium aschenbornianum were isolated two new benzofurane compounds,…
Antibacterial Activity of Aristolochia brevipes against Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
- V. Navarro-García, J. Luna-Herrera, M. G. Rojas-Bribiesca, Patricia Álvarez-Fitz, M. Ríos
- 29 August 2011
This study demonstrates that the dichloromethane extract (rhizome) of A. brevipes possesses strong in vitro antimycobacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv (Minimum Inhibitory Concentration value [MIC], 12.5 µg/mL).
Evaluation of the fungicidal activity of leaves powders and extracts of fifteen Mexican Plants Aga
The in vitro fungicidal or fungistatic effect of powders and extracts of aqueou, methanol and hexane extracts of 15 plant species on the development of F. oxysporum f.
Antimutagenic properties of affinin isolated from Heliopsis longipes extract
Assessment of the potential utilization of the natural product affinin isolated from H. longipes ethanol extract found it to be not mutagenic and possesses antimutagenic activity, which could be important to treat some pain symptoms related to antiradical activity.