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Structure of an insect epsilon class glutathione S-transferase from the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae provides an explanation for the high DDT-detoxifying activity.
Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs), a major family of detoxifying enzymes, play a pivotal role in insecticide resistance in insects. In the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae, insect-specific epsilonExpand
The potential of secondary metabolites from plants as drugs or leads against protozoan neglected diseases - part II.
Infections with protozoan parasites are a major cause of disease and mortality in many tropical countries of the world. Diseases caused by species of the genera Trypanosoma (Human AfricanExpand
Studies on the essential oils composition, antibacterial and cytotoxicity of Eugenia uniflora L.
Summary The compositional profile of the essential oils isolated from Eugenia uniflora L. revealed the occurrence of an unusual sesquiterpene as the major compound. The volatile oils wereExpand
Chemical Composition and Bioactivity of the Essential Oil of Chromolaena odorata from Nigeria
The essential oil from the dried leaves of Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M. King & H. Rob. was obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The majorExpand
A phytochemical investigation of Alchornea latifolia.
A phytochemical investigation of the chloroform leaf extract of Alchornea latifolia has been undertaken. Along with the triterpenoids taraxerone, friedelin, epifriedelinol, and taraxerol, the plantExpand
Chemical Compositions and Biological Activities of Leaf Essential Oils of Six Species of Annonaceae from Monteverde, Costa Rica
The leaf essential oils of six members of the Annonaceae from Monteverde, Costa Rica ( Desmopsis bibracteata , Desmopsis microcarpa , Guatteria costaricensis , Guatteria diospyroides , GuatteriaExpand
Rhus radicans, a root-climbing liana, is not distributed randomly among potential host tree species in an old-growth mixed mesophytic forest on the southern Cum- berland Plateau of north Alabama,Expand
Cytotoxic Effects of Taxodium distichum. Oils
Abstract The leaves and fruits of Taxodium distichum. (L.) L. C. Rich. (Taxodiaceae) collected from Nigeria were subjected to hydrodistillation. The essential oils obtained were analyzed by gasExpand
Composition and bioactivity of the leaf essential oil of Heteropyxis dehniae from Zimbabwe.
The leaf oil of Heteropyxis dehniae Suess. (Heteropyxidaceae) was obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by GC/MS. The most abundant essential oil components are linalool (58.3%), 4-terpineolExpand
Chemical Composition and Biological Activities of Essential Oils of Curcuma Species
Members of the genus Curcuma L. have been used in traditional medicine for centuries for treating gastrointestinal disorders, pain, inflammatory conditions, wounds, and for cancer prevention andExpand