coumestan

Known as: Benzofurocoumarin 
An estrogen-like substance (phytoestrogen) made by some plants. Coumestans may have anticancer effects.
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1980-2018
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2014
2014
A novel biological activity of psoralidin as an agonist for both estrogen receptor (ER)α and ERβ agonist has been demonstrated in… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES:Phytoestrogens are estradiol-like natural compounds found in plants that have been associated with… (More)
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2009
2009
We genetically modified Eclipta alba using Agrobacterium rhizogenes LBA 9402, with the aim of producing secondary metabolites… (More)
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2008
2008
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5B is essential for viral RNA replication and is therefore a prime target for development of HCV… (More)
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2008
2008
Two 2-phenylbenzofurans, lespedezavirgatol (1) and lespedezavirgatal (2), and a coumestan, lespedezacoumestan (3), were isolated… (More)
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2006
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2006
Phytoestrogens may play a role in hormone-related diseases such as cancer, but epidemiological and clinical data are conflicting… (More)
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2003
2003
A new coumestan, tephcalostan (1) has been isolated from the whole plant of Tephrosia calophylla BEDD. together with two known… (More)
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2002
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2002
Higher consumption of phytoestrogens might be protective against certain chronic diseases. Accurate quantification of habitual… (More)
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2000
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2000
Background and objective: Phytoestrogens (weak estrogens found in plants or derived from plant precursors by human metabolism… (More)
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1988
1988
For the study of structure-activity relationships, the antihepatotoxic wedelolactone (7-methoxy-5,11,12-trihydroxy-coumestan) and… (More)
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