Anti‐inflammatory and anticancer compounds isolated from Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn., Rubia cordifolia Linn. and Lantana camara Linn.

  title={Anti‐inflammatory and anticancer compounds isolated from Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn., Rubia cordifolia Linn. and Lantana camara Linn.},
  author={Subhalakshmi Ghosh and Madhushree Das Sarma and Amarendra Patra and Banasri Hazra},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology},
Objectives  The aim was to search for anti‐inflammatory and anticancer compounds from three medicinal plants, viz. Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn., Rubia cordifolia Linn. and Lantana camara Linn. 

A Review on Medicinal Properties of Lantana camara Linn.

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Rubia cordifolia Overview: A New Approach to Treat Cardiac Disorders

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Impact, Management and Uses of Lantana camara – A Noxious Weed

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Lantana Camara Linn . Chemical Constituents and Medicinal Properties : A Review

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Anti-Hyperlipidemic Activity of Ursolic Acid Derivative Obtained from Lantana Camara

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A Complete Review on Rubia Cordifolia

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Phytochemical Characterization, Antioxidant and Anti-Proliferative Properties of Rubia cordifolia L. Extracts Prepared with Improved Extraction Conditions

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Anti-inflammatory activity of Rubia cordifolia Linn in rats

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Nematicidal natural products from the aerial parts of Lantana camara Linn.

Lantanilic acid, camaric acid and oleanolic acid possessing nematicidal activity were isolated from the methanolic extract of the aerial parts of Lantana camara Linn and exhibited 98%, 95% and 70% mortality respectively against root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita at 0.5% concentration.

9,10‐Anthraquinones and Other Biologically Active Compounds from the Genus Rubia

The secondary metabolites isolated from Rubia species, their biological activities, and colouration properties have been reviewed. Over 150 chemical constituents belonging to different classes of

Evaluation of the antibacterial activity of Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn., Rubia cordifolia Linn. and Lantana camara Linn.: isolation of emodin and physcion as active antibacterial agents

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Anthraquinones in Ventilago species

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The anti-peroxidative property of the solvent free alcoholic extract of R. cordifolia has been studied in rat liver homogenate and prevents the cumene hydroperoxide induced malondialdehyde formation in the dose and time dependent manner.

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In vivo anti-cancer activity of RC-18: a plant isolate from Rubia cordifolia, Linn. against a spectrum of experimental tumour models.

Promising results against a spectrum of experimental tumours suggest that RC-18 may lead to the development of a potential anti-cancer agent.