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Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity of 18 prenylated flavonoids isolated from medicinal plants: Morus alba L., Morus mongolica Schneider, Broussnetia papyrifera (L.) Vent, Sophora flavescens Ait and
Antimicrobial activity of the 18 prenylated flavonoids, which were purified from five different medicinal plants, was evaluated by determination of MIC using the broth microdilution methods againstExpand
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Vitexicarpin, a flavonoid from the fruits of Vitex rotundifolia, inhibits mouse lymphocyte proliferation and growth of cell lines in vitro.
Certain flavonoids having a C-2,3-double bond were reported to show an inhibitory activity against T-lymphocyte proliferation, but not against B-lymphocyte proliferation in vitro. In the course ofExpand
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Effects of prenylated flavonoids and biflavonoids on lipopolysaccharide-induced nitric oxide production from the mouse macrophage cell line RAW 264.7.
Certain flavonoid derivatives possess anti-inflammatory activity in vitro and in vivo. Besides their antioxidative properties and effects on the arachidonic acid metabolism includingExpand
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Novel anticholinesterase and antiamnesic activities of dehydroevodiamine, a constituent of Evodia rutaecarpa.
To find a new compound with antiamnesic activity, we screened 29 natural products for their abilities to inhibit acetylcholinesterase and reverse scopolamine-induced amnesia. Among the plants testedExpand
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A new class of COX-2 inhibitor, rutaecarpine from Evodia rutaecarpa
Abstract.Objective and Design: We investigated the effect of a new class of COX-2 inhibitor, rutaecarpine, on the production of PGD2 in bone marrow derived mast cells (BMMC) and PGE2 in COX-2Expand
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The cytotoxicity of psoralidin from Psoralea corylifolia.
A cytotoxic coumestan derivative, psoralidin (1), was isolated from the seed of Psoralea corylifolia. The IC50 values of 1 against SNU-1 and SNU-16 carcinoma cell lines were 53 and 203 micrograms/ml,Expand
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Diacylglycerylgalactosides from Arisaema amurense.
Previously undescribed 1,2-O-diacyl-3-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl glycerols and 1,2-O-diacyl-3-O-[alpha-D-galactopyranosyl-(1"-->6')-O-beta-D- galactopyranosyl] glycerols were isolated as singleExpand
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Amentoflavone, a plant biflavone: A new potential anti-inflammatory agent
Biflavonoid is one of unique classes of naturally-occurring bioflavonoids. Certain biflavonoids including amentoflavone were previously reported to have inhibitory effect on the group IIExpand
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Triterpenoid saponins from the aerial parts of Lonicera japonica.
Two new triterpenoid saponins, loniceroside A and B, were isolated from the aerial parts of Lonicera japonica. Their structures were established as 3-O-alpha-L-arabinopyranosyl hederageninExpand
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New bioactive cerebrosides from Arisaema amurense.
From Arisaema amurense, four new cerebrosides were isolated along with a known cerebroside. The new cerebrosides were characterized as 1-O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl- (2S,3R,4E,8Z)-2-[(2(R)-Expand
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