An insight into the therapeutic applications of coumarin compounds and their mechanisms of action.

@article{Garg2020AnII,
  title={An insight into the therapeutic applications of coumarin compounds and their mechanisms of action.},
  author={Sourbh Garg and J. Gupta and S. Sharma and D. Sahu},
  journal={European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences},
  year={2020},
  pages={
          105424
        }
}
  • Sourbh Garg, J. Gupta, +1 author D. Sahu
  • Published 2020
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences
The coumarins are heterocyclic compounds belonging to the class of benzopyrone enriched in various plants like tonka beans. Coumarins and their derivatives exert a vast array of bioactive properties such as anticoagulant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, antiviral, and enzyme inhibition. Higher doses of coumarin are found to be hepatotoxic however they exhibit beneficial effects by reducing the risk of cancer and other neuronal and cardiovascular ailments. Most of these… Expand
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