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Determination of total phenol content, antioxidant activity and acetylcholinesterase inhibition in selected mushrooms from Turkey
Abstract In the present study, we investigated the acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitory activity of the ethanolic extracts of a number of mushroom species growing in Turkey, including mainly…
Investigation on chemical composition, anticholinesterase and antioxidant activities of extracts and essential oils of Turkish Pinus species and pycnogenol
Abstract In the current work, the acetone, ethyl acetate, and ethanol extracts and essential oils of the twigs and needles of five Turkish Pinus species; P. brutia , P. halepensis , P. nigra , P.…
Inhibitory effects of Turkish folk remedies on inflammatory cytokines: interleukin-1α, interleukin-1β and tumor necrosis factor α.
Daphne oleoides was found to be the most active plant against the test models and showed inhibitory activity against at least one of these models in various percentages depending upon the concentration, thus supporting the folkloric utilization.
Composition of the essential oils of Pinus nigra Arnold from Turkey
Essential oil composition of the needles of Pinus nigra Arnold collected from different localities in Turkey was investigated by GC and GC/MS. The main components in the oils were a-pinene, b-pinene,…
Estimation of Cholinesterase Inhibitory and Antioxidant Effects of the Leaf Extracts of Anatolian Ficus carica var. domestica and their Total Phenol and Flavonoid Contents
The results revealed that the n-hexane and acetone extracts exerted a notable inhibition against both AChE and BChE, however, they had low activity in the antioxidant tests.
QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF FELODIPINE IN PHARMACEUTICALS BY HIGH PRESSURE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY AND UV SPECTROSCOPY
In this study, HPLC and UV Spectroscopic methods were developed for the quantitative determination of pharmaceutical samples containing of felodipine In HPLC method, felodipine was determined by…
Bioassay-guided isolation of wound healing active compounds from Echium species growing in Turkey.
- N. Eruygur, G. Yılmaz, O. Kutsal, Gözde Yücel, Osman Üstün
- Biology, MedicineJournal of ethnopharmacology
- 5 June 2016
The experimental study revealed that Echium species display remarkable wound healing activity as well as traditional use and literature references.
Analgesic Activity of Cistus laurifolius in Mice
The possible analgesic activity of Cistus laurifolius extracts has been evaluated by using tail flick and acetic acid-induced writhing tests in mice. The chloroform extract (500 mg/kg, i.p.) and the…
In vivo analgesic activity of Salvia wiedemannii Boiss. used in Turkish Folk Medicine
This in vivo study demonstrates that S. wiedemannii has strong analgesic effect as the public believed and chloroform extract provided analgesic effects similar to morphine.
Bioactivity-guided isolation of cytotoxic and antioxidant phytochemicals from four Cousinia species from stenocephala bunge section
- Leyla Paşayeva, Osman Üstün, Eren Demirpolat, G. Karatoprak, O. Tugay, M. Koşar
- ChemistryPharmacognosy Magazine
- 1 October 2019
Background: Asteraceae family contains several cytotoxic compounds bearing genus. Cousinia genus is included in the Asteraceae; it has not been studied phytochemically in detail. Objective: In this…