usnic acid

Known as: 2,6-diacetyl-7,9-dihydroxy-8,9b-dimethyl-1,3(2H,9bH)-dibenzofurandione, acid usnic 
 
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2009
2009
Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) eat and utilize lichens as an important source of energy and nutrients in winter. Lichens synthesize… (More)
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2008
2008
Nine usnic acid-amine conjugates were evaluated on murine and human cancer cell lines. The polyamine derivatives showed… (More)
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2006
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2006
Usnea longissima, a medicinal lichen of Anatolia (Turkey), is used in the treatment of gastric ulcer in local folk medicine. In… (More)
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2005
2005
The majority of human tumors bear inactive p53 or cellular factors that down-regulate the expression and activity of the p53… (More)
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2004
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2004
In modern medicine, artificial devices are used for repair or replacement of damaged parts of the body, delivery of drugs, and… (More)
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2004
2004
Usnic acid, a lichen acid, is a compound found in crude medicines and dietary supplements, including Lipokinetix, a supplement… (More)
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2004
2004
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in developed countries has increased significantly over the years. Among… (More)
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1997
1997
Usnic acid is a biosynthesis product char acteristic of several epiphytic lichens such as Evernia, Cladonia and Parmelia. Usnic… (More)
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1995
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1995
Secondary metabolites of different species of lichen were tested for their activities against a variety of microbial species… (More)
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1979
1979
Usnic acid, a lichen antibiotic, showed low-level activity in the Lewis lung carcinoma test system. In an effort to produce new… (More)
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