Cytotoxic evaluation of phenolic compounds from lichens against melanoma cells.

  title={Cytotoxic evaluation of phenolic compounds from lichens against melanoma cells.},
  author={Luiz Fabr{\'i}cio Gardini Brand{\~a}o and Glaucia Braz Alcantara and Maria de F{\'a}tima Cepa Matos and Danielle Bogo and Deisy dos Santos Freitas and Nath{\'a}lia Mitsuko Oyama and Neli Kika Honda},
  journal={Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin},
  volume={61 2},
Atranorin, lichexanthone, and the (+)-usnic, diffractaic, divaricatic, perlatolic, psoromic, protocetraric, and norstictic acids isolated from the lichens Parmotrema dilatatum (VAIN.) HALE, Usnea subcavata MOTYKA, Usnea sp., Ramalina sp., Cladina confusa (SANT.) FOLMM. & AHTI, Dirinaria aspera HÄSÄNEN, and Parmotrema lichexanthonicum ELIASARO & ADLER were evaluated against UACC-62 and B16-F10 melanoma cells and 3T3 normal cells. Sulforhodamine B assay revealed significant cytotoxic activity in… CONTINUE READING


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