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A new dammarane-type triterpene glycoside from Polyscias fulva.
A new dammarane-type triterpene glycoside, polysciasoside A (1), and three known compounds have been isolated from the leaves of Polyscias fulva. The structure of the new compound was established asExpand
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A review of the medicinal potentials of plants of the genus Vernonia (Asteraceae).
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The Vernonia genus has about one thousand species and members of the genus are widely used as food and medicine. The aim of this review is to analyze published data onExpand
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Cytotoxic sesquiterpene lactones from the leaves of Vernonia guineensis Benth. (Asteraceae).
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Vernonia guineensis Benth. (Asteraceae) preparations are used in folk medicine in Cameroon to treat a number of ailments, including prostate cancer and malaria, and isExpand
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Cycloartane-3,24,25-triol inhibits MRCKα kinase and demonstrates promising anti prostate cancer activity in vitro
BackgroundGiven the high occurrence of prostate cancer worldwide and one of the major sources of the discovery of new lead molecules being medicinal plants, this research undertook to investigate theExpand
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Antiplasmodial activity of sesquiterpene lactones and a sucrose ester from Vernonia guineensis Benth. (Asteraceae).
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Aqueous preparations of Vernonia guineensis Benth. (Asteraceae) are used in Cameroonian folk medicine as a general stimulant and to treat various illnesses andExpand
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Kinase inhibition by the Jamaican ball moss, Tillandsia recurvata L.
BACKGROUND This research was undertaken in order to investigate the inhibitory potential of the Jamaican ball moss, Tillandsia recurvata against several kinases. The inhibition of these kinases hasExpand
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Antifungal clerodane diterpenes from Macaranga monandra (L) Muell. et Arg. (Euphorbiaceae).
Hexane and ethyl acetate phases of the methanol extract of Macaranga monandra showed fungal growth inhibition of Colletotrichum acutatum, C. fragariae and C. gloeosporioides, Fusarium oxysporum,Expand
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Toxicity, antimicrobial and anthelmintic activities of Vernonia guineensis Benth. (Asteraceae) crude extracts.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE This study examined the antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic properties of extracts obtained from the plant Vernonia guineensis, a plant commonly used inExpand
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In vitro anti-prostate cancer and ex vivo antiangiogenic activity of Vernonia guineensis Benth. (Asteraceae) tuber extracts.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Prostate cancer is a major problem worldwide and affects most men above the age of forty-five. Vernonia guineensis Benth. (Asteraceae) root decoction is used in folkExpand
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