Bioactive Terpenoids and Flavonoids from Daucus littoralis Smith subsp. hyrcanicus Rech.f, an Endemic Species of Iran

  title={Bioactive Terpenoids and Flavonoids from Daucus littoralis Smith subsp. hyrcanicus Rech.f, an Endemic Species of Iran},
  author={Fatemeh Yousefbeyk and Ahmad Reza Gohari and Zeinabsadat Hashemighahderijani and Seyed Nasser Ostad and Mohamad Hossein Salehi Sourmaghi and Mohsen Amini and Fereshteh Golfakhrabadi and Hossein Jamalifar and Gholam Reza Amin},
  booktitle={DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences},
Daucus littoralis Smith subsp. hyrcanicus Rech.f. (Apiaceae) is an endemic species in northern parts of Iran where it is commonly named Caspian carrot. The fruits have been used as condiment. In a series of in vitro assays, antioxidant (DPPH and FRAP assays), cytotoxic and antimicrobial activities of different extracts of roots and fruits were evaluated for the first time. The separation and purification of the compounds were carried out on the most potent extracts using various chromatographic… CONTINUE READING


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