Huperzine alkaloids from Australasian and southeast Asian Huperzia.


CONTEXT The pharmaceutical alkaloid huperzine A (HupA), currently used in herbal supplements and medicines worldwide, is predominantly sourced from the Chinese lycopod Huperzia serrata (Thunb. ex Murray) Trev. (Lycopodiaceae), which on average contains only 0.08 mg HupA g(-1) dry weight, and is experiencing a rapid decline in China due to over-harvesting… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/13880209.2010.485619


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