Potential gastroprotective effect of novel cyperenoic acid/quinone derivatives in human cell cultures.


The stem bark of Tabebuia species and the rhizomes of Jatropha isabelii are used in Paraguayan traditional medicine to treat gastric lesions and as anti-inflammatory agents. The sesquiterpene cyperenoic acid obtained from J. isabelii has been shown to display a gastroprotective effect in animal models of induced gastric ulcers while the quinone lapachol… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1315389


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