Camptotheca

Known as: Camptothecas 
A plant genus of the family NYSSACEAE (sometimes classified in the CORNACEAE family). It is a source of CAMPTOTHECIN.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The pentacyclic quinoline alkaloid camptothecin (1) is a potent antineoplastic agent. Two of its analogues, 9-methoxycamptothecin… (More)
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2005
2005
Leaf spots and root rots are major fungal diseases in Camptotheca acuminata that limit cultivation of the plant for camptothecin… (More)
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2005
2005
The effect of different concentrations of growth regulators and sucrose on anthocyanin production in cell suspension cultures of… (More)
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2004
2004
The process of callus induction, organogenesis and plantlets regeneration of Camptotheca acuminata Decne is reported. The highest… (More)
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2004
2004
Camptotheca acuminata plants contain camptothecin which is a secondary metabolite with strong anti-tumor activity. The induction… (More)
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2003
2003
Camptothecin (CPT) is an anticancer and antiviral alkaloid produced by the Chinese tree Camptotheca acuminata (Nyssaceae) and… (More)
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2002
2002
Camptotheca (Nyssaceae) is a major source of anticancer camptothecin (CPT). It is imperative to understand CPT accumulation and… (More)
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1998
1998
We investigated variation in concentration of the secondary metabolite, camptothecin (CPT), in relation to leaf, branch and tree… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Camptothecin (CPT) is a pentacyclic alkaloid isolated from wood and bark of Camptotheca acuminata. Initially it was found to be… (More)
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1997
1997
Camptothecin (CPT) is a valuable anti-cancer monoterpene alkaloid produced by the Chinese tree Camptotheca acuminata. Tryptophan… (More)
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