(+)-Usnic acid enamines with remarkable cicatrizing properties.

@article{Bruno2013UsnicAE,
  title={(+)-Usnic acid enamines with remarkable cicatrizing properties.},
  author={Michela Bruno and Beatrice Trucchi and Bruno Burlando and Elia Ranzato and Simona Martinotti and Esra K{\"u}peli Akkol and Ipek S{\"u}ntar and Hikmet Keleş and Luisella Verotta},
  journal={Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={1834-43}
}
Wound healing is a significant concern in many pathologies (post-surgeries, burns, scars) and the search for new chemical entities is advisable. The lichen compound (+)-usnic acid (1) has found application in dermatological and cosmetic preparations, due to its bacteriostatic and antioxidant activities. The compound has also been shown to stimulate the… CONTINUE READING