Antiproliferative activity of hexane extract from Tunisian Cistus libanotis, Cistus monspeliensis and Cistus villosus.
Ben Jemia M, Kchouk ME, Senatore F, Autore G, Marzocco S, De Feo V, Bruno M.SourceDepartment of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084, Fisciano (Salerno), Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chemistry Central journal.Chem Cent J.2013 Mar 5;7(1):47. doi: 10.1186/1752-153X-7-47.
BACKGROUND: As a part of our investigation on Tunisian medicinal plants, we have carried out a phytochemical investigation of the hexane extracts from leaves of Cistus libanotis, C. villosus and C. monspeliensis, evualuating also their possible antiproliferative activity in vitro.RESULTS: The major
The essential oils of four wild growing Origanum vulgare L. (family Lamiaceae) collected from different locations in Kumaon region (Uttarakhand, India) were analysed by capillary GC and GC/MS. The comparative results of O. vulgare L. collected from four different regions showed differences in the ch
Constitutive phenolics of Harpephyllum caffrum (Anacardiaceae) and their biological effects on human keratinocytes.
Nawwar M, Hussein S, Ayoub N, Hashim A, El-Sharawy R, Lindequist U, Harms M, Wende K.SourceDepartment of Phytochemistry and Chemosystematics, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt. email@example.com
Fitoterapia.Fitoterapia.2011 Dec;82(8):1265-71. doi: 10.1016/j.fitote.2011.08.014. Epub 2011 Aug 31.
Assessment of the UV protecting potential of an aqueous methanol leaf extract of Harpephyllum caffrum proved that it possesses a distinct radical scavenging effect and inhibits the production of the proinflammatory cytokine IL-6 by human keratinocytes (HaCaT cells) following UV radiation. Phytochemi