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Medicinal plants in Mexico: healers' consensus and cultural importance.
Medicinal plants are an important element of indigenous medical systems in Mexico. These resources are usually regarded as part of a culture's traditional knowledge. This study examines the use ofExpand
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Biological activities of cyanobacteria: evaluation of extracts and pure compounds.
A total of 80 lipophilic and hydrophilic extracts obtained from 20 samples of cultured freshwater and terrestrial cyanobacteria were investigated for their biological activities. Of all the extracts,Expand
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BIOLOGICAL SCREENING OF CYANOBACTERIA FOR ANTIMICROBIAL AND MOLLUSCICIDAL ACTIVITY, BRINE SHRIMP LETHALITY, AND CYTOTOXICITY
A total of 86 lipophilic and hydrophilic extracts obtained from 43 samples of cultured and field collected freshwater and terrestrial cyanobacteria have been screened for their biological activities.Expand
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Medical ethnobotany of the Zapotecs of the Isthmus-Sierra (Oaxaca, Mexico): documentation and assessment of indigenous uses.
The Zapotec inhabitants of the Sierra de Oaxaca foothills (Mexico) live in an area of great botanic diversity. In daily subsistence and in response to illness, plants play a major role. An inventoryExpand
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Yucatec Maya Medicinal Plants Versus Nonmedicinal Plants: Indigenous Characterization and Selection
Medicinal plants are an important part of the environment as it is perceived by Mexican indigenous groups. The aim of this study, which was conducted over a period of 18 months in three Yucatec MayanExpand
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New halogenated furanones from the marine alga delisea pulchra (cf. fimbriata)
Abstract An investigation of the natural products chemistry of the red alga Delisea pulchra , collected from the Cape Banks, New South Wales, Australia, yielded eight new polyhalogenated furanones (Expand
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Ethnopharmacology of the Popoluca, Mexico: an evaluation
Medicinal plants are an essential part of indigenous pharmaceutical systems. We studied the medicinal plants used by the Popoluca of the Sierra Santa Marta (Eastern Mexico). This study is part of aExpand
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Novel extracellular diterpenoids with biological activity from the cyanobacterium Nostoc commune.
Five novel extracellular metabolites with an unprecedented diterpenoid skeleton, 5-[(5-carboxy-2-hydroxy)benzyl]-11-hydroxymethyl-2,5,6,8a, 11-pentamethyldodecahydrocyclopentanaphthalene (1),Expand
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Cytotoxic and antibacterial dihydrochalcones from Piper aduncum.
Bioactivity-guided fractionation of a CH2Cl2 extract from the leaves of Piper aduncum afforded three new dihydrochalcones, piperaduncins A [3], B [4], and C [5], as well as two knownExpand
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Five new prenylated p-hydroxybenzoic acid derivatives with antimicrobial and molluscicidal activity from Piper aduncum leaves.
Five new prenylated benzoic acid derivatives, methyl 3-(3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadienyl)-4-methoxybenzoate (1), 1-(1-methylethyl)-4-methyl-3-cyclohexenyl 3,5-bis(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-4-hydroxybenzoateExpand
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