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Lapachol: An overview
Lapachol is a naphthoquinone that was first isolated by E. Paterno from Tabebuia avellanedae (Bignoniaceae) in 1882. A wide spectrum of therapeutic activities have been attributed to lapachol or itsExpand
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Chemistry of Zataria multiflora (Lamiaceae).
The hexane soluble part of Zataria multiflora afforded three new aromatic constituents which include two p-cymene derivatives: multiflotriol (1), multiflorol (2) and an aromatic ester of p-hydroxyExpand
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Juliflorine: a potent natural peripheral anionic-site-binding inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase with calcium-channel blocking potential, a leading candidate for Alzheimer's disease therapy.
The alkaloid juliflorine (1) from Prosopis juliflora inhibited acetylcholinesterase (AChE, EC 3.1.1.7) and butyrylcholinesterase (BChE, EC 3.1.1.8) enzymes in a concentration-dependent fashion withExpand
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Phenolic glycosides from Symplocos racemosa: natural inhibitors of phosphodiesterase I.
One new phenolic glycoside named benzoylsalireposide (1) along with one known phenolic glycoside named salireposide (2) have been isolated from Symplocos racemosa. Four other known compounds i.e.Expand
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Antimicrobial screening of some Caesalpiniaceae
The hexane and methanol extracts of sixteen plants of the family Caesalpiniaceae, collected around Karachi, Pakistan, were phytochemically screened and tested for their antibacterial andExpand
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Epimers from the leaves of Calophyllum inophyllum
The ethanolic extract of the fresh leaves of Calophyllum inophyllum afforded a pair of new epimers named as inophynone and isoinophynone. Their structures were elucidated with the aid ofExpand
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Chemical composition and mechanisms underlying the spasmolytic and bronchodilatory properties of the essential oil of Nepeta cataria L.
AIM OF THE STUDY The study was aimed to investigate the chemical composition and pharmacological basis for traditional use of essential oil of Nepeta cataria L. (Limiaceae) (Nc.Oil) inExpand
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