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Cisplatin encapsulated in phosphatidylethanolamine liposomes enhances the in vitro cytotoxicity and in vivo intratumor drug accumulation against melanomas.
BACKGROUND Cisplatin is a potent anticancer drug for treating melanoma. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the possibility of using liposomes, for intratumoral distribution in aExpand
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Cationic additives in nanosystems activate cytotoxicity and inflammatory response of human neutrophils: lipid nanoparticles versus polymeric nanoparticles
This report compares the effect of lipid and polymeric nanoparticles upon human neutrophils in the presence of cationic surfactants. Nanostructured lipid carriers and poly(lactic-co-glycolic) acidExpand
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Chemical Constituents and Anti-inflammatory Principles from the Fruits of Forsythia suspensa.
Fifty compounds were isolated from the fruits of Forsythia suspensa, including 13 new compounds characterized as eight new diterpenoids (1-8), three new lignans (9-11), a new iridoid (12), and a newExpand
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New Briarane Diterpenoids from the Gorgonian Coral Junceella juncea
Chemical investigation of Junceella juncea has resulted in the isolation of three new briaranes designated juncenolides M–O (1–3). The structures of these compounds were determined by spectroscopicExpand
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3-Methyl-4,5-dihydro-oxepine, polyoxygenated seco-cyclohexenes and cyclohexenes from Uvaria flexuosa and their anti-inflammatory activity.
The phytochemical investigation of the methanolic extract of Uvaria flexuosa (Annonaceae) leaves led to the isolation of seven compounds including, 3-methyl-4,5-dihydro-oxepine (flexuvaroxepine A),Expand
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Frajunolides L–O, Four New 8-Hydroxybriarane Diterpenoids from the Gorgonian Junceella fragilis
Four new 8-hydroxybriarane diterpenoids, frajunolides L–O (1–4), were isolated from the Taiwanese gorgonian Junceella fragilis. The structures of compounds 1–4 were elucidated based on spectroscopicExpand
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Bioactive Isoprenoid-Derived Natural Products from a Dongsha Atoll Soft Coral Sinularia erecta.
Four new isoprenoids, including two norcembranoids sinulerectols A and B (1 and 2), a cembranoid sinulerectol C (3), and a degraded cembranoid sinulerectadione (4), along with three knownExpand
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Synthesis and pharmacological characterization of 2-aminobenzaldehyde oxime analogs as dual inhibitors of neutrophil elastase and proteinase 3.
Proteinase 3 (Pr3), and human neutrophil elastase (HNE) are two major neutrophilic serine proteases (NsPs) expressed in neutrophil azurophil granules. Emerging data suggest that excessive release ofExpand
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New Flavones, a 2-(2-Phenylethyl)-4H-chromen-4-one Derivative, and Anti-Inflammatory Constituents from the Stem Barks of Aquilaria sinensis
In the current study, two new flavones, 4′-O-geranyltricin (1) and 3′-O-geranylpolloin (2), and a new 2-(2-phenylethyl)-4H-chromen-4-one derivative, 7-hydroxyl-6-methoxy-2-(2-phenylethyl)chromoneExpand
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Zoanthamine-Type Alkaloids from the Zoanthid Zoanthus kuroshio Collected in Taiwan and Their Effects on Inflammation.
Zoanthus kuroshio is a colorful zoanthid with a fluorescent pink oral disc and brown tentacles, which dominates certain parts of the Taiwanese and Japanese coasts. This sea anemone is a rich sourceExpand
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