Bombacaceae: A phytochemical review

@article{Refaat2013BombacaceaeAP,
  title={Bombacaceae: A phytochemical review},
  author={John Refaat and Samar Y Desoky and Mahmoud A. Ramadan and Mohamed Salah Kamel},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={51},
  pages={100 - 130}
}
Context: Bombacaceae is a small family of the order Malvales and contains about 28 genera and 200 species. Members of this family are not only showy ornamentals but they possess significant economical and commercial reputation as well. In addition, various plant parts of several species are widely used as foods and traditional medicines in many parts of the world. Objective: Chemical analyses of Bombacaceae species have recently yielded a number of important phytocompounds belonging to… 
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