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Nanostructured lipid system as a strategy to improve the anti-Candida albicans activity of Astronium sp
(International Journal Of Nanomedicine, 2015) [Artigo]
The genus Astronium (Anacardiaceae) includes species, such as Astronium fraxinifolium, Astronium graveolens, and Astronium urundeuva, which possess anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerogenic, healing, and antimicrobial properties. ...
Gastric healing effect of methanolic and alkaloidic fraction from Strychnos pseudoquina
(Planta Medica, 2009-07-01) [Resumo]
Bioprospecção de atividade antioxidante e antimicrobiana da casca de Stryphnodendron adstringens (Mart.) Coville (Leguminosae-Mimosoidae)
(Revista de Ciências Farmacêuticas Básica e Aplicada, 2007-12-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this work was to evaluate the class of secondary metabolites responsible for the antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of bark extracts of Stryphnodendron adstringens (Mart.) Coville (Leguminosae-Mimosoidae), ...
Cryptomoschatone D2 from Cryptocarya mandioccana: cytotoxicity against human cervical carcinoma cell lines
(Revista de Ciências Farmacêuticas Básica e Aplicada, 2009) [Artigo]
Among the substances isolated from Cryptocarya sp, some styrylpyrones, such as goniothalamin, demonstrate antiproliferative activity in a broad range of human cell lines. In the present study, we assessed the cytotoxicity ...
Improvement of Pro-Oxidant Capacity of Protocatechuic Acid by Esterification
(Plos One, 2014-10-23) [Artigo]
Pro-oxidant effects of phenolic compounds are usually correlated to the one-electron redox potential of the phenoxyl radicals. Here we demonstrated that, besides their oxidizability, hydrophobicity can also be a decisive ...
Mutagenicity and chemopreventive activities of Astronium species assessed by Ames test
(Regulatory Toxicology And Pharmacology : Rtp, 2015) [Artigo]
In the neotropical savannah, Astronium species are used in popular medicine to treat allergies, inflammation, diarrhea and ulcers. Given that natural products are promising starting points for the discovery of novel ...
Antioxidant activity of Agaricus blazei
(Fitoterapia, 2007-04-01) [Artigo]
The ethanolic extract of Agaricus blazei and ethyl acetate and hydroalcoholic fractions were evaluated for their antioxidant activity. (C) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Characterization and Quantification of the Compounds of the Ethanolic Extract from Caesalpinia ferrea Stem Bark and Evaluation of Their Mutagenic Activity
(Molecules, 2014-10-01) [Artigo]
Caesalpinia ferrea Martius has traditionally been used in Brazil for many medicinal purposes, such as the treatment of bronchitis, diabetes and wounds. Despite its use as a medicinal plant, there is still no data regarding ...
Alkyl caffeates as anti-helicobacter pylori and scavenger of oxidants produced by neutrophils
(Medicinal Chemistry, 2014-02-01) [Artigo]
Helicobacter pylori pathogenic action involves the colonization of the gastrointestinal tract and a large production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) by the neutrophils attracted to the site of infection. The aim of this ...
Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester: Consequences of Its Hydrophobicity in the Oxidative Functions and Cytokine Release by Leukocytes
(Evidence-based Complementary And Alternative Medicine, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
Numerous anti-inflammatory properties have been attributed to caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE), an active component of propolis. NADPH oxidases are multienzymatic complexes involved in many inflammatory diseases. Here, ...