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Geissoschizine methyl ether, a corynanthean-type indole alkaloid from Uncaria rhynchophylla as a potential acetylcholinesterase inhibitor
Geissoschizine methyl ether (1), a newly discovered strong acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor, along with six weakly active alkaloids, vallesiachotamine (2), hisuteine (3), hirsutine (4),Expand
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Isolation, characterization and acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity of alkaloids from roots of Stemona sessilifolia.
Two new alkaloids, named stenine A (1) and stenine B (2), along with the known compounds neostenine (3), stenine (4) and neotuberostemonine (5), were isolated from the roots of Stemona sessilifolia.Expand
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Ervatamines A-I, Anti-inflammatory Monoterpenoid Indole Alkaloids with Diverse Skeletons from Ervatamia hainanensis.
Nine new monoterpenoid indole alkaloids, ervatamines A-I (1-9), and five known ones (10-14), were isolated from Ervatamia hainanensis. The new structures were elucidated by extensive spectroscopicExpand
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Triterpenes and neolignans from the roots of Nannoglottis carpesioides.
Seven oleanane-type triterpenes and two 8-O-4'-neolignans, along with five known compounds (three 28-noroleanane-type triterpenes, one sarratane triterpene, and one neolignan), were isolated fromExpand
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Phenolic Constituents Isolated from the Twigs of Cinnamomum cassia and Their Potential Neuroprotective Effects.
Seven new α,β-diphenyl-γ-butyrolactones (1-7), three new lignans (8-10), five new neolignans (11-15), two new 1,3-biphenylpropanoids (16 and 17), and a new flavonol galactoside-lignan ester (18),Expand
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An aporphine alkaloid from Nelumbo nucifera as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor and the primary investigation for structure–activity correlations
N-methylasimilobine (1), a new-found strong acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor, along with two weakly active aporphine alkaloids, nuciferine (2) and nornuciferine (3) were separated from NelumboExpand
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Sesquiterpenoids and tirucallane triterpenoids from the roots of Scorzonera divaricata.
A sulfated guaiane sesquiterpene lactone, an unusual pyridinium alkaloid with a sulfated guaiane sesquiterpene lactone nucleus, an amino conjugate of a sulfated guaiane sesquiterpene lactone, aExpand
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(Z)3,4,5,4′-trans-tetramethoxystilbene, a new analogue of resveratrol, inhibits gefitinb-resistant non-small cell lung cancer via selectively elevating intracellular calcium level
Calcium is a second messenger which is required for regulation of many cellular processes. However, excessive elevation or prolonged activation of calcium signaling would lead to cell death. As such,Expand
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New abietane diterpenoids from the roots of Salvia przewalskii
In an antibiotic screening program for new drug leads, we discovered a seco-norabietane diterpenoid with an unprecedented carbon skeleton, salprzelactone (1), together with three new abietanoidsExpand
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Steroidal alkaloids from Holarrhena antidysenterica as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and the investigation for structure-activity relationships.
AIMS Inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) is still considered as a strategy for the treatment of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). Many plant derived alkaloids (such asExpand
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