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Usnea

A genus of lichen-forming fungi containing usnic acid and mucilage. Usnea barbata is used in HERBAL MEDICINE.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The aim of this study was to investigate the chemical composition of acetone extracts of the lichens Toninia candida and Usnea… Expand
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2009
2009
We report abundance of 13C and 15N contents in terrestrial plants (mosses, lichens, liverworts, algae and grasses) from the area… Expand
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2009
2009
Summary The aim of this study is to optimize the culture conditions for lichen Usnea ghattensis G. Awasthi in order to increase… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Species of the Neuropogon group in the lichen genus Usnea have their centre of distribution in polar regions of the Southern… Expand
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2008
2008
Antioxidative and hepatoprotective activity of a cultured lichen Usnea ghattensis has been studied. The methanolic extract of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Two new heptaketides, corynesporol (1) and 1-hydroxydehydroherbarin (2), along with herbarin (3) were isolated from an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Various solvent extracts of the lichen Usnea ghattensis showed good antioxidant activity. A methanol extract prevented lipid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The biologically active compounds, antioxidant activities and free radical scavenging effects of dry matter of cultural medium… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The antioxidant activities (AA), reducing powers (RP) and total phenolic contents (TPC) of methanol and water extracts of three… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Diffractaic acid and usnic acid were identified as the analgesic and antipyretic components of a lichen, Usnea diffracta. Both… Expand
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