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Medicinal plants in Mexico: healers' consensus and cultural importance.
Natural product isolation.
- O. Sticher
- ChemistryNatural product reports
- 22 May 2008
This updated review deals with sample preparation and purification, recent extraction techniques used for natural product separation, liquid-solid and liquid-liquid isolation techniques, as well as multi-step chromatographic operations.
Medical ethnobotany of the Zapotecs of the Isthmus-Sierra (Oaxaca, Mexico): documentation and assessment of indigenous uses.
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, finding a lethal effect against brine shrimp and a molluscicidal effect against Biomphalaria glabrata.
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,…
Medicinal plants of the Popoluca, México: organoleptic properties as indigenous selection criteria.
New halogenated furanones from the marine alga delisea pulchra (cf. fimbriata)
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, B, and C, and the proposed stereochemistry for compound 4 was deduced by NOESY spectroscopy and the corresponding energy minimum was established by molecular modelling calculations and translated into 3D structure.
Five new prenylated p-hydroxybenzoic acid derivatives with antimicrobial and molluscicidal activity from Piper aduncum leaves.
Five new prenylated benzoic acid derivatives were isolated from the dried leaves of Piper aduncum L. (Piperaceae) and displayed significant antibacterial activities.
Ethnopharmacology of the Popoluca, Mexico: an evaluation
- M. Leonti, H. Vibrans, O. Sticher, M. Heinrich
- MedicineThe Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology
- 1 December 2001
The most frequently recorded medicinal plants of the Popoluca are Hamelia patens, used to stop bleeding from wounds, and Byrsonima crassifolia, used against diarrhoea.