Chemical variation of tannins and triterpenes in Brazilian populations of Maytenus ilicifolia Mart. Ex Reiss.

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Maytenus ilicifolia and Maytenus aquifolia species are widely used as a cicatrisation agent, an anti-spasmodic, contraceptive, antiulcerogenic, diuretic and analgesic. Considering the importance of these species in popular medicine, this work is focused on the determination of the chemical content of tannins and the triterpenes friedelan-3-one, friedelan-3… (More)

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@article{Mossi2009ChemicalVO, title={Chemical variation of tannins and triterpenes in Brazilian populations of Maytenus ilicifolia Mart. Ex Reiss.}, author={Altemir Jos{\'e} Mossi and Marcio A Mazutti and Nat{\'a}lia Paroul and Marcos L. Corazza and Cl{\'a}udio Dariva and Rog{\'e}rio Luis Cansian and J. Vladimir Oliveira}, journal={Brazilian journal of biology = Revista brasleira de biologia}, year={2009}, volume={69 2}, pages={339-45} }