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Sublethal pesticide doses negatively affect survival and the cellular responses in American foulbrood-infected honeybee larvae
Disclosing interactions between pesticides and bee infections is of most interest to understand challenges that pollinators are facing and to which extent bee health is compromised. Here, we addressExpand
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Anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperalgesic effects of sesquiterpene lactones from Magnolia and Bear's foot
Sesquiterpene lactones possess a variety of biological activities, including anti-inflammatory activity. Two plants native to the southeastern United States, Magnolia grandiflora (L.) and SmallanthusExpand
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Antiparasitic compounds from Cupania cinerea with activities against Plasmodium falciparum and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense.
In a survey of plants from Ecuador with antiprotozoal activity, Cupania cinerea was found to show significant in vitro activity against the Plasmodium falciparum K1 strain and Trypanosoma bruceiExpand
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Trans-generational immune priming in honeybees
Maternal immune experience acquired during pathogen exposure and passed on to progeny to enhance resistance to infection is called trans-generational immune priming (TgIP). In eusocial insects likeExpand
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Design and synthesis of ten biphenyl-neolignan derivatives and their in vitro inhibitory potency against cyclooxygenase-1/2 activity and 5-lipoxygenase-mediated LTB4-formation.
A set of ten derivatives of methylhonokiol, an anti-inflammatory active biphenyl-type neolignan from Magnolia grandiflora, has been evaluated for their in vitro cyclooxygenase-1/2 (COX-1/2)Expand
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Antiplasmodial and leishmanicidal activity of biflavonoids from Indian Selaginella bryopteris
Abstract A series of eleven biflavonoids containing amentoflavone and hinokiflavone derivatives from the Indian medicinal herb Selaginella bryopteris has been investigated for their antiprotozoalExpand
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Multiple screening of medicinal plants from Oaxaca, Mexico: ethnobotany and bioassays as a basis for phytochemical investigation.
Based on ethnobotanical data collected among Zapotec Indians in Mexico, nine species traditionally applied to treat skin diseases and two species used to treat gastrointestinal disorders wereExpand
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In vitro metabolism and disposition of honokiol in rat and human livers.
The biotransformation of honokiol, a major constituent of the bark of Magnolia officinalis, was investigated in rat and human livers. When isolated, rat livers were perfused with 10 µM honokiol andExpand
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4′-O-methylhonokiol increases levels of 2-arachidonoyl glycerol in mouse brain via selective inhibition of its COX-2-mediated oxygenation
Background and purpose4′-O-methylhonokiol (MH) is a natural product showing anti-inflammatory, anti-osteoclastogenic, and neuroprotective effects. MH was reported to modulate cannabinoid CB2Expand
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The Ethnomedicinal Uses of Magnoliaceae from the Southeastern United States as Leads in Drug Discovery
In Asia and North America, members of the family Magnoliaceae have been and are presently used extensively in indigenous herbal medicine. Many taxa of the genus Magnolia produce lignans andExpand
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