Antitumor agents, 119. Kansuiphorins A and B, two novel antileukemic diterpene esters from Euphorbia kansui.
The extract of the roots of Euphorbia kansui demonstrated antileukemic activity against the P-388 lymphocytic leukemia in mice and the selectivity of kansuiphorin A, which inhibits the growth of particular cell types within the disease-oriented human cancer cell line panels, is discussed.
Aristolochic acids, aristolactam alkaloids and amides from Aristolochia kankauensis.
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities from roots of Angelica pubescens.
- Y. F. Chen, H. Tsai, T. S. Wu
- ChemistryPlanta Medica
- 1 February 1995
The results revealed that the anti-inflammatory and analgesic constituents from roots of AP were related to peripheral inhibition of inflammatory substances and to the influence on the central nervous system.
Cytotoxicity of Ganoderma lucidum triterpenes.
Two new triterpenoids, lucidenic acid N and methyl lucidenate F, and ganoderic acid E, were isolated from the dried fruiting bodies of Ganoderma lucidum and showed significant cytotoxic activity against HepG2, Hep G2,2,15, and P-388 tumor cells.
New constituents and antiplatelet aggregation and anti-HIV principles of Artemisia capillaris.
- T. S. Wu, Z. J. Tsang, K. Lee
- Chemistry, BiologyBioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry
Vasorelaxation of rat thoracic aorta caused by osthole isolated from Angelica pubescens.
The bakkenolides from the root of Petasites formosanus and their cytotoxicity.
Thirty-two new bakkenolides were isolated from the roots of Petasites formosanus together with thirty known compounds and the structures were characterized by spectral analysis.
Antiplatelet components in Panax ginseng.
Panaxynol and ginsenosides Ro, Rg1, and Rg2 were found to be the main antiplatelet components in the diethyl ether and 1-butanol fractions, respectively, during the activity-guided fractionation of…
Carbazole alkaloids from Clausena excavata and their biological activity.
Antiplatelet actions of some coumarin compounds isolated from plant sources.