Hepatoprotective effects and HSV-1 activity of the hydroethanolic extract of Cecropia glaziovii (embaúba-vermelha) against acyclovir-resistant strain.

@article{Petronilho2012HepatoprotectiveEA,
  title={Hepatoprotective effects and HSV-1 activity of the hydroethanolic extract of Cecropia glaziovii (emba{\'u}ba-vermelha) against acyclovir-resistant strain.},
  author={Fabricia Petronilho and Felipe Dal-Pizzol and G. M. Costa and Virg{\'i}nia Demarchi Kappel and Simone Quintana de Oliveira and Juc{\'e}lia Jeremias Fortunato and Vanilde Cittadini-Zanette and Jos{\'e} Cl{\'a}udio Fonseca Moreira and Cl{\'a}udia Maria Oliveira Sim{\~o}es and Fl{\'a}vio Henrique Reginatto},
  journal={Pharmaceutical biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={
          911-8
        }
}
CONTEXT Cecropia glaziovii Snethl. (Cecropiaceae), commonly known as "embaúba-vermelha", is widely distributed throughout Latin America and has been reported in Brazilian folk medicine to treat cough, asthma, high blood pressure and inflammation. OBJECTIVE Investigate the hepatoprotective properties of crude hydroethanolic extract of C. glaziovii as well as its in vitro antioxidant and antiviral (HSV-1 acyclovir resistant strain) activities. MATERIALS AND METHODS The hepatoprotective effect… CONTINUE READING