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Antiprotozoal activities of Colombian plants.
In our search for therapeutical alternatives for antiprotozoal chemotherapy, we collected a selection of 44 plants from western Colombia upon ethnopharmacological and chemotaxonomic considerations.Expand
Clinical review of inhalants.
While the rate of inhalant abuse continues to rise in this country, it remains one of the least studied or discussed groups of abused substances. This review focuses on the current knowledge of theExpand
Natural dietary polyphenolic compounds cause endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation in rat thoracic aorta.
This study investigated the possible active principles which support the endothelial nitric oxide-dependent relaxation produced by red wine and other plant polyphenolic compounds in thoracic aortaExpand
Inhibition of aggregation and secretion of human platelets by quercetin and other flavonoids: Structure-activity relationships
Quercetin and 12 other natural flavonoid aglycones inhibit washed human platelet aggregation and secretion of serotonin induced by ADP, collagen or thrombin. The inhibitory effect of flavonoids is ofExpand
Guidance for the safety assessment of botanicals and botanical preparations for use in food and food supplements.
There is a growing interest by both consumers and industry for the development of food products with 'functional' properties, or health benefits. These products may take the form of dietaryExpand
Evaluation of ethnobotanically selected Benin medicinal plants for their in vitro antiplasmodial activity.
Twenty extracts from nine Benin medicinal plants, traditionally used to treat malaria, were screened for in vitro antiplasmodial activity towards Plasmodium falciparum K1 chloroquine resistant andExpand
In vitro antiprotozoal activities and cytotoxicity of some selected Cameroonian medicinal plants.
Eight extracts from seven selected Cameroonian medicinal plants, traditionally used to treat malaria and other protozoal diseases, were tested in vitro for their antiprotozoal activities againstExpand
Bioactive acridone alkaloids from Swinglea glutinosa.
A new prenylated acridone alkaloid, 1,3,5-trihydroxy-2,8-bis(3-methylbut-2-enyl)-10-methyl-9-acridone (1), was isolated from the stembark of Swinglea glutinosa, along with three known acridoneExpand
Quantitative determination of naphthoquinones of Impatiens species.
A convenient and reliable reversed phase-HPLC method has been developed and validated for the quantitative determination of naphthoquinones present in the aerial parts of Impatiens glanduliferaExpand
Medicinal Plants of the World, volume 2