Phytochemical and genetic analyses of ancient cannabis from Central Asia
These investigations provide the oldest documentation of cannabis as a pharmacologically active agent, and contribute to the medical and archaeological record of this pre-Silk Road culture.
α-Mangostin Induces Apoptosis and Suppresses Differentiation of 3T3-L1 Cells via Inhibiting Fatty Acid Synthase
Findings suggested that α-mangostin might be useful for preventing or treating obesity by inhibiting fatty acid synthase and inhibited FAS.
A new insight into Cannabis sativa (Cannabaceae) utilization from 2500-year-old Yanghai Tombs, Xinjiang, China.
A new cytotoxic 2-(2-phenylethyl)chromone from Chinese eaglewood
2-(2-phenylethyl)chromone derivatives in Chinese agarwood "Qi-Nan" from Aquilaria sinensis.
Compared with other agarwoods, "Qi-Nan" was different in containing 2-(2-phenylethyl)chromones with unsubstituted chromone rings and exhibited weak inhibitory activities for acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
Nematicidal Stemona Alkaloids from Stemona parviflora.
Eight new alkaloids were isolated from the roots of Stemona parviflora and showed strong nematicidal activity against Panagrellus redivevus, with IC50 values of 0.10 and 0.46 μM.
Fatty acid synthase inhibitors of phenolic constituents isolated from Garcinia mangostana.
Five new compounds from Dendrobium longicornu.
A novel bibenzyl, a new bibia, two new phenanthrenes, and a new lignin glycoside, namely longicornuol A, together with 14 known compounds, were isolated from the stems of Dendrobium longicORNu.
A new cytotoxic iridoid from Callicarpa nudiflora
- Wenli Mei, Zhuang Han, Hai-Bin Cui, You-Xing Zhao, Y. Deng, H. Dai
- ChemistryNatural product research
- 1 June 2010
A new iridoid, named nudifloside (1), together with three known compounds, was isolated from the EtOH extract of the aerial parts of Callicarpa nudiflora Hook and displayed inhibitory effects towards chronic myelogenous leukaemia K562 cell line.
Diversity and chemotaxis of soil bacteria with antifungal activity against Fusarium wilt of banana
In this study, 420 strains of antifungal bacteria against Fusarium oxysporum f.