Natural Compounds from Mexican Medicinal Plants as Potential Drug Leads for Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs.

@article{GmezCansino2017NaturalCF,
  title={Natural Compounds from Mexican Medicinal Plants as Potential Drug Leads for Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs.},
  author={Roc{\'i}o G{\'o}mez-Cansino and Silvia Laura Guzm{\'a}n-Guti{\'e}rrez and Mar{\'i}a Guadalupe Campos-Lara and Clara In{\'e}s Espitia-Pinz{\'o}n and Ricardo Reyes-Chilpa},
  journal={Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias},
  year={2017},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={
          31-43
        }
}
In Mexican Traditional Medicine 187 plant species are used in the treatment of respiratory conditions that may be associated with tuberculosis. In this contribution, we review the ethnobotany, chemistry and pharmacology of 63 species whose extracts have been assayed for antimycobacterial activity in vitro. Among these, the most potent is Aristolochia brevipes (MIC= 12.5 µg/mL), followed by Aristolochia taliscana, Citrus sinensis, Chrysactinia mexicana, Persea americana, and Olea europaea (MIC… CONTINUE READING
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