A review on biological sources, chemistry and pharmacological activities of pinostrobin.

@article{Patel2016ARO,
  title={A review on biological sources, chemistry and pharmacological activities of pinostrobin.},
  author={Neeraj Kumar Patel and Gaurav Jaiswal and Kamlesh Kumar Bhutani},
  journal={Natural product research},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 18},
  pages={2017-27}
}
Pinostrobin, a dietary bioflavonoid discovered more than 6 decades ago in the heart-wood of pine (Pinus strobus), has depicted many pharmacological activities including anti-viral, anti-oxidant, anti-leukaemic, anti-inflammatory and anti-aromatase activities. It is an inhibitor of sodium channel and Ca(2+) signalling pathways and also inhibits intestinal smooth muscle contractions. In spite of the fact that pinostrobin has an application as functional foods, till-to-date no comprehensive review… CONTINUE READING