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Binding of fatty acids facilitates oxidation of cysteine-34 and converts copper-albumin complexes from antioxidants to prooxidants.
As a transition metal capable of undergoing one-electron oxidation-reduction conversions, copper (Cu) is essential for life and fulfills important catalytic functions. Paradoxically, the same redoxExpand
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Bioassay and ultraperformance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry guided isolation of apoptosis-inducing benzophenones and xanthone from the pericarp of Garcinia yunnanensis Hu.
  • G. Xu, C. Feng, +7 authors H. Xu
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
  • 10 December 2008
Bioassay and ultraperformance liquid chromatography/photodiode array/mass spectrometry (UPLC/PDA/MS) guided isolation of the apoptosis-inducing active metabolites on HeLa-C3 cells from the pericarpExpand
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Structure and anti-HIV activity of micrandilactones B and C, new nortriterpenoids possessing a unique skeleton from Schisandra micrantha.
Two new highly oxygenated nortriterpenoids with a unique norcycloartane skeleton, micrandilactones B and C, were isolated from Schisandra micrantha; micrandilactone C exhibited an EC50 value of 7.71Expand
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Inhibition of COX-2 and activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma synergistically inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis of human pancreatic carcinoma cells.
Although inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) or activation of peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-gamma) leads to growth inhibition in malignancies, the synergistic anti-tumorExpand
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Two new abietane diterpenoids from Salvia yunnanensis.
Two new abietane diterpenoids, yunnannin A and danshenol C, were isolated from Salvia yunnanensis together with ten known diterpenoids, danshenol A, przewalskin, tanshinone IIA, tanshinone I,Expand
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Lancifodilactone A, a novel bisnortriterpenoid from Schisandra lancifolia
A novel bisnortriterpenoid, lancifodilactone A, has been isolated from the leaves and stems of Schisandra lancifolia. Its structure and stereochemistry were determined primarily from ID and 2D NMRExpand
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Novel Diterpenoids from Salvia dugesii
Two novel rearranged clerodane diterpenoids, dugesin A (1) and dugesin B (2), were isolated from the aerial parts of Salvia dugesii, together with five known clerodane diterpenoids: isosalvipuberulinExpand
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Terpenoids from Salvia trijuga.
  • Zheng-hong Pan, Yuan-Yuan Wang, +6 authors Q. Zhao
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of natural products
  • 1 June 2010
Nine new germacrane sesquiterpenes, trijugins A-I (1-9), a new lupane triterpenoid, 3alpha-O-acetyl-20(29)-lupen-2alpha-ol (10), and 24 known terpenoids were isolated from Salvia trijuga. TheExpand
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Diterpenoid constituents of the roots of Salvia digitaloides.
  • G. Xu, Jing Yang, +6 authors Q. Zhao
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
  • 8 December 2010
Salvia digitaloides, belonging to the economically and medicinally important genus Salvia, is distributed in the northwest of Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China. The roots of this plant wereExpand
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Two new tirucallane triterpenoids from the leaves of Aquilaria sinensis
Two new tirucallane triterpenoids, aquilacallanes A–B (1–2), together with 15 known compounds (3–17) were isolated from the leaves of Aquilaria sinensis. The structures of these new compounds wereExpand
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