hypericin

Known as: 1,3,4,6,8,13-hexahydroxy-10,11-dimethylphenanthro(1,10,9,8-opqra)perylene-7,14-dione, 4,5,7,4',5',7'-Hexahydroxy-2,2'-dimethyl-mesonapthtodianthron 
An anthraquinone derivative that is naturally found in the yellow flower of Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort) with antidepressant, potential… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Surface-exposed HSP70 and calreticulin are damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) crucially involved in modulating the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
For the first time, an endophytic fungus has been isolated from the stems of the medicinal herb Hypericum perforatum (St. John's… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Both the commitment event and the modality of cell death in photodynamic therapy (PDT) remain poorly defined. We report that PDT… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Hypericin is a naturally occurring substance found in the common St. John's Wort (Hypericum species) and can also be synthesized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
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  • Biochemical systematics and ecology
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Hypericin and pseudohypericin were found in 27 of the 36 evaluated species from Hypericum L., belonging to 17 sections of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In this study, we elucidate signaling pathways induced by photodynamic therapy (PDT) with hypericin. We show that PDT rapidly… (More)
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1997
1997
Extracts of St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) are used in treatment of depression. They contain various substances with the… (More)
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1994
1994
Hypericin, a polycyclic aromatic dione isolated from plants, is presently being clinically evaluated as an antiviral agent in the… (More)
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1991
1991
Hypericin, a photodynamic plant quinone, readily inactivated murine cytomegalovirus (MCMV), Sindbis virus, and human… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Two aromatic polycyclic diones hypericin and pseudohypericin have potent antiretroviral activity; these substances occur in… (More)
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